Sarah Polley

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Breaking the silence: movies grapple with the #MeToo movement
This season sees Oscar-tipped dramas She Said, Women Talking and Tár all confront the difficulties of women dealing with the fallout of sexual assault

Adrian Horton

28, Nov, 2022 @6:03 AM

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Women Talking review – Sarah Polley’s moving Mennonite #MeToo drama
Toronto film festival: The actor turned director brings strong performances from a talky female ensemble, including Claire Foy and Jessie Buckley

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

09, Sep, 2022 @1:54 PM

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Sarah Polley on her unflinching memoir: ‘Can you forgive – and should you forgive?’
As a child star, the actor suffered trauma and neglect. Now an acclaimed director, she is confronting the ghosts of her past with a frank new book

Claire Armitstead

30, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Oscars 2023: who might be in the running at next year’s ceremony?
With another awards season now over, a look ahead to the next 12 months shows a string of potentially worthy contenders

Benjamin Lee

04, Apr, 2022 @6:04 AM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Margaret Atwood: ‘I am not a prophet. Science fiction is really about now’
The TV adaptation of her dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale captured the political moment. Ahead of a new series, Atwood talks bestsellers, bonnets and the backlash against her views on #MeToo

Lisa Allardice

20, Jan, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Alias Grace review – a blessed adaptation of Margaret Atwood's extraordinary novel
This cerebral true-crime miniseries, brilliantly adapted by Sarah Polley, is just as well done – and just as suited to our times – as The Handmaid’s Tale

Lucy Mangan

04, Nov, 2017 @6:30 AM

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Sarah Polley adapting Margaret Atwood crime novel for Netflix series
The Canadian actor turned writer and director will adapt Atwood’s 1996 book, Alias Grace, into a miniseries, with American Psycho’s Mary Harron directing

Nigel M Smith

21, Jun, 2016 @7:05 PM

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Sarah Polley takes on David Gilbert's novel & Sons
The Canadian writer-director is adapting Gilbert’s acclaimed 2012 book about a reclusive novelist and his three sons for Brett Ratner’s film company

Andrew Pulver

11, Dec, 2015 @1:02 PM

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Director Sarah Polley paired up with Little Women adaptation
Canadian film-maker to helm latest big-screen version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel about four sisters coming of age in 19th-century New England

Ben Child

19, Mar, 2015 @11:21 AM

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Sarah Polley to adapt novel from The Fault in Our Stars author John Green

The actor and director of Away From Her will write the screenplay for Looking For Alaska, adapted from the first novel by the hugely successful John Green

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Jun, 2014 @11:13 AM

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Ryan Gosling steps out of limelight for directorial debut at Cannes film festival

Star of Only God Forgives is proving himself a contemplative actor who is not afraid to take risks behind the camera

Catherine Shoard

09, May, 2014 @4:10 PM

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