Home > Entertainment > Film
  print button email button

Friday, May 30, 2008


"Away From Her"

Director: Sarah Polley

News photo

Language: English

Sarah Polley, aged just 29, displays amazing maturity with her debut feature about a couple whose marriage is turned upside down when Fiona (Julie Christie), the wife, is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. She enters a nursing home where her memory of her life with husband Grant (Gordon Pinset) fades and she falls in love with a patient. Deprived of weepy sentiments, the film observes the couple's emotions, which the actors brilliantly convey through subtle facial expressions. It's piercingly sad, tender and touching.

Other films this week

Back to Top

About us |  Work for us |  Contact us |  Privacy policy |  Link policy |  Registration FAQ
Advertise in japantimes.co.jp.
This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please make sure that Javascript is enabled in your browser's preferences.
The Japan Times Ltd. All rights reserved.