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Stories we tell

Author: Sarah PolleyAnita LeeMichael PolleyRebecca JenkinsPeter EvansAll authors
Publisher: Canada : National Film Board of Canada, Canada : Mongrel Media, [2013] [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "genre-twisting film by director Sarah Polley, who investigates the elusive truths of her eclectic family of storytellers as she playfully interrogates a cast of characters who each relate their version of the family mythology. Polley reveals the essence of family as she uncovers the secrets buried deep within-- "--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Filmed interviews
French language materials
Trivia and miscellanea
Named Person: Sarah Polley
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Polley; Anita Lee; Michael Polley; Rebecca Jenkins; Peter Evans; Alex Hatz; Justin Goodhand; Roadside Attractions (Firm),; National Film Board of Canada,; Mongrel Media,
OCLC Number: 1071928968
Language Note: English or French dialogue; optional subtitles in English and Franch. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videodisc release of the motion picture released in 2012.
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1; enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Credits: Director of photography, Iris Ng ; editor, Michael Munn ; music, Jonathan Goldsmith ; Michael's narration written by Michael Polley.
Cast: Rebecca Jenkins, Peter Evans, Alex Hatz, Justin Goodhand, Seamus Morrison, Allie MacDonald, Lani Billard.
Performer(s): Storytellers: Michael Polley, Harry Gulkin, Susy Buchan, John Buchan, Mark Polley, Joanna Polley, Cathy Gulkin, Marie Murphy, Robert MacMillan, Anne Tait, Dierdre Bowen.
Narration by Michael Polley.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements involving sexuality, brief strong language and smoking.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color, with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital audio.
Responsibility: Roadside Attractions and the National Film Board of Canada presents ; a film by Sarah Polley ; produced by Anita Lee ; written and directed by Sarah Polley.
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A "genre-twisting film by director Sarah Polley, who investigates the elusive truths of her eclectic family of storytellers as she playfully interrogates a cast of characters who each relate their version of the family mythology. Polley reveals the essence of family as she uncovers the secrets buried deep within-- "--Container.

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