Matinee Thursday @ Epiphany:Away from Her
Away from Her
Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis
Lionsgate; Directed by Sarah Polley
Rated PG-13; 110 minutes; 2007
Married for almost 50 years, Grant and Fiona must come to terms with Fionas increasing symptoms of Alzheimers disease. She opts for the care of a nursing home but Grant is devastated when after her 30 day orientation to the facility she has all but forgotten him and transferred her affections to another man in the home. Grant must then perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness.