One of the best documentaries this year comes from Sarah Polley, already an accomplished narrative director (if you haven’t already, go watch Away From Her and Take This Waltz).
In Stories We Tell, Polley turns the lens on her own family secrets and potentially devastating personal revelations. It is a fantastic film that seamlessly uses actors and old family movies to tell the riveting story of the love and fissures in her family. It’s a must-see for documentarians and I’m sure will be on many end-of-the-year top 10 lists.
Stories We Tell can be downloaded on iTunes.
— M.A ST JOHN (@theReelScoop)
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