Alzheimer's: Sarah Polley's Movie Away From Her - Directors Guild of Canada Award
From the CBC:
Polley's film big winner at Director's Guild Awards
Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2007 | 9:38 AM ET
The Canadian Press
Sarah Polley's poignant Away From Her was the big winner at the 2007 Directors Guild of Canada Awards on Saturday.
The film was honoured as best picture, and Polley was named best director; her husband, David Wharnsby, won the prize for best picture editing.
The critically acclaimed movie chronicles the intrusion of Alzheimer's disease into the lives of an aging couple, played by Gordon Pinsent and Julie Christie.
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Read my earlier post about this movie here.