Stories We Tell
First screened in June 2013
Director: Sarah Polley. Documentary about the filmmaker's complicated family history, including uncertainties surrounding her actual parentage. Interview subjects include Michael Polley, Mark Polley, Diane Polley, Joanna Polley, John Buchan, Susy Buchan, Harry Gulkin, Geoffrey Bowes, Pixie Bigelow, Tom Butler, Anne Tait, Claire Walker, Mort Ransen.
Twitter Capsule: Film and filmmaker alternate between thoughtfulness and preciousness. Two visions of pained paternity are powerful.

Photo © 2012 National Film Board of Canada,
© 2013 Roadside Attractions
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

New York Film Critics Circle: Best Documentary Feature
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Documentary Feature
National Board of Review: Best Documentary Feature
Genie Awards (Canadian Oscars): Best Documentary Feature

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