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Title Away from her / the Film Farm and Foundry Films ; in association with Capri Releasing, Hanway Films and Echo Lake Productions present ; producers Daniel Iron, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss ; written and directed by Sarah Polley.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2007]

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD AWAY    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD AWAY FROM HER    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield at the Atrium  DVD AWAY    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD AWAY FROM HER c.2  Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Videos  DVD AWAY    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  DVD AWAY    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  DVD AWAY FROM HER    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD AWAY    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD AWA    Check Shelf
 Granby, F.H. Cossitt Branch - Drama  DRAMA DVD AWA    Check Shelf

Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 (stereo.).
Cast Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy, Wendy Crewson, Kristen Thomson, Deanna Dezmari, Clare Coulter, Thomas Hauff, Alberta Watson.
Credits Director of photography, Luc Montpellier ; editor, David Whamsby ; music, Jonathan Goldsmith ; costume design, Debra Hanson ; production design, Kathleen Climie.
Note Based on the short story "The bear came over the mountain" by Alice Munro.
Special features: Feature commentary with actress Julie Christie ; deleted scenes ; deleted scenes commentary with director Sarah Polley.
Summary Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language.
Language English dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Munro, Alice, 1931- -- Film adaptations.
Married people -- Drama.
Alzheimer's disease -- Drama.
Nursing home residents -- Drama.
Ontario -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Melodrama.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Romance -- Feature.
Feature films.
Melodrama.
Added Author Iron, Daniel. Producer.
Urdl, Simone. Producer.
Weiss, Jennifer (Producer) Producer.
Polley, Sarah. Director. Screenwriter.
Pinsent, Gordon. Actor.
Christie, Julie, 1941- Actor.
Dukakis, Olympia. Actor.
Murphy, Michael, 1938- Actor.
Crewson, Wendy. Actor.
Thomson, Kirsten, 1966- Actor.
Dezmari, Deanna. Actor.
Coulter, Clare, 1942- Actor.
Hauff, Thomas (Tom) Actor.
Watson, Alberta. Actor.
Munro, Alice, 1931-2024. Bear came over the mountain.
Film Farm (Firm)
Foundry Films.
Capri Releasing.
HanWay (Firm)
Echo Lake Productions.
Lionsgate (Firm)
Standard No. 031398217954 80
Music No. 21795 Lionsgate
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