A curious blend of arthouse and rom-com.
Canadian actor Sarah Polley made a deep impression as a writer-director with her debut feature Away From Her, in which Julie Christie gave an Academy-nominated performance as a woman with Alzheimer’s. The film also gained Polley an Oscar...
With The Claim, Michael Winterbottom has transported Thomas Hardy’s 'The Mayor of Casterbridge" from Wessex to the pioneer trail of 1869 California.
The revamping of classic literature is becoming an increasing trend. Rarely though, does a director alter the story whilst retaining its original era. With The Claim, Michael Winterbottom has transported Thomas Hardy’s 'The Mayor of Casterbridge"...
Captures the complexities of a long relationship.
Talented Canadian actress Sarah Polley read a short story in the New Yorker by Alice Munro called The Bear Came Over the Mountain. So moved by Munro’s beautiful tale of love and loss, Polley knew she had chanced upon the right story for her...
Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) was once a rugged, good-looking movie star of Westerns. At 60, he is a washed-up actor with too many addictions. We meet Howard at a moment of existential crisis. He takes off from a film set, mid production, of yet...
An intelligent script with a Pulp Ficiton feel to it that makes it exhilerarting.
It`s Christmas in LA and Ronna, Sarah Polley, agrees to fill in for Simon, Desmond Askew, her supermarket co-worker so he can take a trip to Las Vegas.