Away from Her

A Movie ReelAway from Her: 8 out of 10.

Toronto's Sarah Polley's directorial debut is a winner. "Away from Her" is a poignant tale about Alzheimer’s disease, and Polley's subtle touch and Gordon Pinsent and Julie Christie's amazing performances gives it class.

It's also a movie that isn't ashamed to take place in Ontario. It references Paris, Ontario and Brantford, focuses upon a Maple Leafs playoff game and Brant County. It's a Canadian film that succeeds on a global scale, like "The Sweet Hereafter" and "The Barbarian Invasions".

See it.

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This movie is so far-fetched and unrealistic it is appalling. There are no real facts and anyone with real experience knows that it could never happen.

Leafs in the playoffs. As if.

March 28, 2008 @ 9:46 AM

Toronto Mike

As the kids would say...


March 28, 2008 @ 9:48 AM

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