Spiral of events in the lives of Sarah Polley and her family unraveled through a beautifully reckoned narrative, in which the family's secrets are revealed by it's members and friends. Funny and deeply moving, it could've easily been perceived as ordinary and invasive if it wasn't for Polley's amazing ability to guide us along this journey with such respect and admiration for each character and storyteller.
One of the most interesting interpretations of story-telling I've seen in a while. As much as it would seem too personal & uncomfortable for some to watch, at the end it turns out to be not only a story of a certain family but a story of various sides of truth, of memories we keep & deal with throughout our lives & the ways we decide to capture even the most bitter of the moments. Something everyone can relate to.
"I think one person loves the other person more, but hopefully it's close and hopefully it goes up and down a little bit, you know? But it seems to me you never can both equally love each other the same amount. It's unfortunate, but it's just sort of a fact of life." - "Love is so short, forgetting is so long"