Away From Her (2006)
Diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, loving wife Julie Christie is sent to live in a nursing home, away from devoted husband Gordon Pinsent for the first time in over 40 years. Not allowed to visit her for the first month of her residency, Pinsent must make a stunning sacrifice when he learns Christie has forgotten him and fallen for a fellow patient. Powerful drama from director/scripter Sarah Polley also stars Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy. 110 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary by Christie; deleted scenes.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Actress (Julie Christie), Best Adapted Screenplay
- Sarah Polley
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy, Wendy Crewson, Kristen Thomson, Alberta Watson, Stacey Laberge, Deanna Dezmari, Clare Coulter, Thomas Hauff, Grace Lynn Kung, Lili Francks, Andrew Moodie, Judy Sinclair, Tom Harvey, Jessica Booker, Janet Van De Graaff, Vanessa Vaughan, Catherine Fitch, Jason Knight