Away From Her  (DVD)
Moving adaptation of a short story by Alice Munro, starring Julie Christie as Fiona, who has been married to Grant (Gordon Pinsent) for almost 50 years.
Married for fifty years, Grant (and Fiona’s (Julie Christie) life together is full of tenderness and humour. Now, however, Fiona is starting to suffer from memory lapses and the couple are forced to accept that she has Alzheimer’s disease. Seeking specialist care, Grant moves Fiona into a nursing home, only to find that his beloved wife has now forgotten him completely…and fallen for another man.
‘Remarkable’ – the Independent
‘Beautiful…simply wonderful’ – Marie Claire
Running Time: 110 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 26 Dec. 2008