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Away from her opens with three shots of long-married couple grant (gordon pinsent) and fiona (julie christie) cross-country skiing, the first showing them parallel to each other, the second capturing. The setting is a dining room two graying couples, clearly old friends, share the intimacy of familiar stories and jokes bach bubbles in the air their hoste. A husband's devotion to his wife is tested when she suffers from alzheimer's and must go to a nursing home a slow, sensitive, and deeply affecting drama, away from her features wonderful performances by its leads and sarah polley's steady directorial hand. A decent movie review should without giving away too much of the up with a compelling thesis for your review: does the film reflect on a current. So begins “away from her,” the tale of 2 people and their marriage journey watch this film as the main review says,.
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