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Stories We Tell [videorecording]

Roadside Attractions ; The National Film Board of Canada presents ; a film by Sarah Polley ; produced by Anita Lee, Silva Basmajian ; written and directed by Sarah Polley
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
In this inspired, genre-twisting film, Oscar-nominated writer/director Sarah Polley discovers that the truth depends on who's telling it. Polley is both filmmaker and detective as she investigates the secrets behind a family of storytellers. She playfully interviews and interrogates a cast of characters of varying reliability, eliciting refreshingly candid, yet mostly contradictory, answers to the same questions.
Director
Sarah Polley
Performers
John Buchan, Tom Butler, Pixie Bigelow, Deirdre Bowen, Geoffrey Bowes, Susy Buchan.
Narration by Michael Polley.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
108 min.
Language
In English; optional subtitles in English and Spanish
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Rating
Rating: PG-13; for thematic elements involving sexuality, brief strong language and smoking
Notes
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2012.
  • Title from web page.
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
  • Aspect ratio: 1.78:1; enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Edition
Widescreen presentation
Credits
Director of photography, Iris Ng; editor, Michael Munn; music, Jonathan Goldsmith.
Published
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, c2013.
Publisher no.
43732 Lionsgate
Description
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. with b&w seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; 5.1 Dolby Digital audio.
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