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3.5
806 Ratings

Away from Her

Directed by Sarah Polley
Canada, 2006
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Fiona and Grant have been married for 50 years. They have to face the fact that Fiona’s absent-mindedness is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease. She must go to a specialized nursing home, where she slowly forgets Grant and turns her affection to Aubrey, another patient in the home.

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Away from Her Directed by Sarah Polley

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2007

Academy Awards

2008 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Sundance Film Festival

2007

Toronto International Film Festival

2006

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