Stories We Tell (2013)

Stories We Tell
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 1hr 48mins.
Genres Foreign, Documentary
Keywords acting, actor, affair, biopic, Canada, death, death of a parent, divorce, family, father/daughter, identity, infidelity, marriage, mother, mother/daughter, mystery, secrets, siblings
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Pixie Bigelow Actor Herself 1 1000001
Sarah Polley Actor Herself 1 1000002
Michael Polley Actor Himself 1 1000003
Mark Polley Actor Himself 1 1000004
Susy Buchan Actor Herself 1 1000005
Geoffrey Bowes Actor Himself 1 1000006
John Buchan Actor Himself 1 1000007
Anne Tait Actor Herself 1 1000008
Rebecca Jenkins Actor Diane 1 1000009
Sarah Polley Director n/a 2 2000001
Anita Lee Producer n/a 3 3000001
Silva Basmajian Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Sarah Polley Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Iris Ng Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Michael Munn Editor n/a 172 7000001
Synopsis
Filmmaker and actress Sarah Polley explores the nature of memory and storytelling while making a documentary on her own family. Focused on her late mother Diane's infidelities, we observe the intimate relationship politics of the Polley family. What comes to the fore is the imperfect marriage of Polley's parents which leads to questions about her paternity and questions about her place within the family clan.