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Stories We Tell (2013) - Movie Details

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Documentary
108 min.
Release Date
May 10, 2013 (NY)
DVD Release Date
September 3, 2013 (Buy on Amazon)
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Writer
Running Time
108 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements involving sexuality, brief strong language and smoking

In this inspired new 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 kept by 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. As each relates their version of the family mythology, present-day recollections shift into nostalgia-tinged glimpses of their... Full synopsis »

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Sarah Polley discovers a secret about her family. Since she's a director, she did what any director would do (or not): she put her entire family in front of a camera and made a movie about it. Stories We Tell is a surprisingly riveting documentary about relationships and things families normally don't talk about. Like parental sex. Full movie review »

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