Sarah Polley is a Canadian actress, singer, film director, and screenwriter. Polley first attained notice in her role as Sara Stanley in the Canadian television series, Road to Avonlea. She has also starred in such films as Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter, Guinevere, Go, The Weight of Water, My Life Without Me, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Dawn of the Dead, Splice, and Mr. Nobody.
"If there is one thing I have learned, it's to embrace the mess of life. None of us knows what our stories truly are. And if it's possible to have the calm and grace to accept that the truth is somewhere in the middle of that cacophony - then that's what I aspire to now," filmmaker Sarah Polley
Sarah Polley Finds Inspiration in Leonard Cohen for 'Take This Waltz'
Directed by Sarah Polley. With Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge. A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.