Cast: Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis
Starring Gordon Pinsent and Julie Christie, AWAY FROM HER follows a devoted couple whose 50-year marriage is tested when Christie’s character begins to suffer from Alzheimer’s. With Academy Award nominations for Best Actress for Julie Christie, and Best Adapted Screenplay for director Sarah Polley, the film is a beautifully acted love story and a meditation on the fragility of the mind.
WINNER: Golden Globe for Best Actress.
NOMINEE: Oscar for Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay; BAFTA for Best Actress.