Directed by Gustave de Kervern and Benoît Delépine.
But when one of the residents mistakes him for her son, he finds himself becoming emotionally attached to his work for the first time. Cast: Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy, Wendy Crewson, Kristen Thomson, Deanna Dezmari, Clare Coulter, Thomas Hauff, Alberta Watson.Shot in an actual nursing home, using real residents as many of the actors with mixed footage from a documentary that was made at the facility, lends the film a realistic fly-on-the-wall quality. Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years.During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's.After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home.For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistitors,' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay.
When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man.As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness.Based on the short story "The bear came over the mountain" by Alice Munro. "No Nation but Adaptation: "The Bear Came over the Mountain," "Away from Her," and What It Means to Be Faithful." Canadian Literature; Summer2008, Issue 197, p98-111, 14p UC users only Directed by Eric Khoo.Special features: Feature commentary with actress Julie Christie ; deleted scenes ; deleted scenes commentary with director Sarah Polley. Cast: Theresa Chan, Ezanne Lee, Samantha Tan, Seet Keng Yew, Chiew Sung Ching, Lawrence Yong, Lynn Poh.A tapestry of stories woven around the themes of love, hope and destiny. Walthall, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Jameson Thomas, James Bush, Astrid Allwyn. Cast: Finn Atkins, John Langford, Ann Farrar, Luke Gell, Keiran Francis. Schoolteacher Ed Avery, who's been suffering bouts of severe pain and even blackouts, is hospitalized with what's diagnosed as a rare inflammation of the arteries.The characters lead separate lives but are bound by one common desire - to be with their loved one. John Dawson loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident caused by a rival. Eight-year-old Rachel embarks upon a series of experiments attempting to make sense of her defective eyesight. Told by doctors that he probably has only months to live, Ed agrees to an experimental treatment: doses of the hormone cortisone.