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A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

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Directed by

Sarah Polley

Written by

Sarah Polley (Screenplay)
Alice Munro (Author)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

Canada

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

woman director marriage nurse independent film canada love of one's life elderly professor alzheimer's disease past forgiveness nursing home

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Lists

#470 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay