Hanway Films

Away From Her

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Away From Her


HANWAY COLLECTION


 

Director               
Sarah Polley

Cast                                     
Julie Christie                       
Olympia Dukakis                 
Gordon Pinsent             

 

"A lovely performance, perhaps the best of Julie Christie's career... An outstanding film"- The Guardian.

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

NOMINATED: Best Performance as an Actress in a Leading Role and Best Writing (adapted Screenplay) at the Oscar

WINNER: of 62 Awards including a Golden Globes for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

UK, Canada, US | English | 2006 | 110 min