T here's a scene in the latest Sarah Polley film, Take This Waltz , where Michelle Williams and Sarah Silverman shower with their ageing water aerobics class in a gangly soup of bellies and pubes and shampoo. It is not like most female nude scenes — it's brightly lit, it shows a variety of body shapes, and its purpose is not to titillate. And yet this scene is discussed in every review, in every interview. Where a traditionally attractive woman's body would have been dismissed, plot-wise, as background music, a saggier breast must stand for something. It must be discussed with studied detachment.
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Simply fill in the form below, and the download will start straight away. Stories We Tell is a different beast to anything many of you will have encountered previously in your English studies. This blog is a continuation of the above Stories We Tell YouTube video so make sure you watch it first! With interviews, archival footage, extradiegetic film and sound elements alongside recreated scenes, the documentary can seem very overbearing and convoluted upon first viewing. However, once you have a holistic understanding of the text a plethora of opportunity for high-level analysis and discussion presents itself.
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Diane Polley was a Canadian actor and casting director. While working as a casting director Polley helped discover the comedy group The kids in the hall , and later guest starred on their show. Polley's son John Buchan is also a casting director. In Polley's daughter Sarah directed a film about her own birth, after having confirmed, as an adult, that her conception was the result of an affair her mother had.