It's never too late to become what you might have been
Not currently showing on the local cinema circuit.
Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, Stacey LaBerge, Deanne Dezmari, Clare Coulter, Thomas Hauff
|Screenplay||Sarah Polley, from the short story by Alice Munro|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||The Film Farm, Foundry Films Inc., Pulling Focus Pictures|
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What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Zane Henry Away From Her is an utterly beautiful film that deserves to be seen by many.
Carina Chocano Poignant story of love and loss.
Bruce Dennill It's deeply moving. Just make sure you're in an appropriate mood.
Barry Ronge A well-acted drama.
Stella Papamichael Outstanding.
|Chicago Sunday Times|
Roger Ebert Away From Her is the fifth film I’ve seen about Alzheimer’s in these opening years of the century, and the best.
James Berardinelli Away from Her is a tender movie about a poignant and difficult subject.
Peter Travers Polley makes a miraculous debut as director and screenwriter.
Tomatometer A touching exploration of the effects of Alzheimer's.
What the People say
2915 Netizens Remarkable debut by director Sarah Polley and yet another fascinating performance by Julie Christie
Average .. 84%