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Away from Her

Emotional drama. Fiona and her long-term husband Grant live a cocooned life in a country house in Canada, but the onset of Fiona's Alzheimer's threatens to disrupt their idyll. As her condition deteriorates, Fiona fears becoming a burden to Grant and convinces him to check her into a care home. Grant is not allowed to visit her for the first 30 days, and when he finally does he finds that Fiona has come to barely recognise him and has formed an emotional attachment to another patient.

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Thu 6 Nov 2014 00:05
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD, Wales, Wales HD only


Role Contributor
DirectorSarah Polley
Fiona AndersonJulie Christie
Grant AndersonGordon Pinsent
MarianOlympia Dukakis
Madeleine MontpellierWendy Crewson
KristyKristen Thomson
AubreyMichael Murphy
Young FionaStacey LaBerge
VeronicaDeanna Dezmari
William HartThomas Hauff
Dr FischerAlberta Watson
MonicaNina Dobrev
WriterSarah Polley
AuthorAlice Munro
ProducerDaniel Iron
ProducerSimone Urdl
ProducerJennifer Weiss
ComposerJonathan Goldsmith