Away From Her
Directed by Sarah Polley
This film is part of the “Art to Remember” program and includes educational resources, breakfast, lunch and dinner in addition to films. Please see schedule to view entire day’s events.
Long married, Fiona (Julie Christie) and Grant (Gordon Pinsent) find their mutual devotion tested by her struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. When it becomes apparent that the condition is worsening, she checks into a rest home. Grant visits her a month later and finds that his wife has grown close to Aubrey (Michael Murphy), a fellow resident. Jealous and hurt, Grant finally seeks help from Aubrey’s wife (Olympia Dukakis) when Fiona suffers a crisis.
Wed Oct 9