Stories We Tell

This feature documentary is an inspired, genre-twisting film directed by Oscar®-nominee Sarah Polley and produced by Anita Lee for the NFB. Polley's playful investigation into the elusive truth buried within the contradictions of a family of storytellers paints a touching and intriguing portrait of a complex network of relatives, friends, and strangers.

Comments

  • jgoforth

    “Thank you for making Sarah Polley's latest film available. The humour, pain, and fragility, and resilience of life ring true. -Tara May 27 2013 ” — jgoforth, 28 May 2013

  • MelBennett

    “When will this film be available to watch?” — MelBennett, 6 Mar 2013

  • MelBennett

    “Does anyone know when this movie will be available to watch online? I wasn't able to catch it in the theatre and was ecstatic that NFB will be making it available.” — MelBennett, 6 Mar 2013

  • holysnappers

    “Prior to watching the trailer of "Stories We Tell", I watched an interview of Sarah Polley, discussing this film. She was lovely, as she answered the interviewers questions concerning this movie. Sarah voiced a concern she had during the making of Stories We Tell. She was concerned that this film would not be interesting enough for an audience. Well, I am looking forward to watching this movie!! When is the release date? Where will I be able to see it in the United States? This movie was made by a gifted young woman. The trailer was wonderfully edited!! What a tease it was! Just as trailers are meant to be. Leaving you wanting more!! ” — holysnappers, 11 Jan 2013

  • mavo

    “I am so excited that this is going to be available through NFB. Sarah Polley is a very gifted actress and director and living in the hinterland as I do, it has not been possible to see this film. ” — mavo, 3 Jan 2013

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Film Credits

participant
Michael Polley
Harry Gulkin
Susy Buchan
John Buchan
Mark Polley
Joanna Polley
Cathy Gulkin
Marie Murphy
Robert MacMillan
Anne Tait
Deirdre Bowen
Victoria Mitchell
Mort Ransen
Geoffrey Bowes
Tom Butler
Pixie Bigelow
Claire Walker
cast
Rebecca Jenkins
Peter Evans
Alex Hatz
Justin Goodhand
Seamus Morrison
Allie MacDonald
Lani Billard
Andrew Church
Dave Kiner
Jef Mallory
Kristen Corvers
Christine Horne
Jeanie Calleja
James Downing
Tracey Ferencz
Eric Hanson
Kaylin Griffin
Mairtin O'Carrigan
Thomas Hauff
writer
Sarah Polley
director
Sarah Polley
producer
Anita Lee
editor
Michael Munn
director of photography
Iris Ng
sound recordist
Sanjay Mehta
production designer
Lea Carlson
costume designer
Sarah Armstrong
set decorator
David Gruer
visual researcher
Elizabeth Klinck
supervising sound editor
Dave Rose
re-recording mixer
Lou Solakofski
Joe Morrow

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