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Stories We Tell

HD   PG-13 Closed Captioning

Sarah Polley

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About the Movie

STORIES WE TELL is a "riveting" (LOS ANGELES TIMES) and "unmissable" (ROLLING STONE) genre-twisting film by Oscar®- nominated director Sarah Polley. Her poignant investigation into the elusive truths and buried secrets of a family of storytellers paints a profound portrait of a complicated and deeply loving group of relatives you won't soon forget.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 129
  • Fresh: 122
  • Rotten: 7
  • Average Rating: 8.6/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Sarah Polley's remarkable Stories We Tell transcends every cliche in this confessional/investigatory genre, and it's one of the year's highlights. – Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune, Dec 31, 2013

Fresh: Stories We Tell is one of those movies you watch on a screen and replay in your head for days, moving between its many levels of inquiry and touched, always, by Polley's compassion toward her relatives in particular and people in general. – Ty Burr, Boston Globe, Dec 31, 2013

Fresh: Stories We Tell is not just very moving; it is an exploration of truth and fiction that will stay with you long after repeated viewings. – David Thomson, The New Republic, Jun 12, 2013

Fresh: Deeply affectionate and sometimes very moving. – Anthony Quinn, Independent (UK), Dec 31, 2013

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Customer Reviews

The Best Film of 2013

Sarah Polley's STORIES WE TELL is the work of a genuine master storyteller at the height of her powers. This is a crowing achievement in story structure, the nature of storytelling, and what cinema can still do when in the hands of someone with a vision and a story really worth telling. Just an astonishing achievement.

If you don't like it you may not like movies or good ones at least

interesting and captivating from start to finish a very well done movie that asks questions and answers them

Stories we fell in love with

This is The documentary you really should watch! Amazing movie. Honest, deep and beautiful. Sarah Polley is a true gem! Don't miss it!

Stories We Tell
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  • $7.99
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Released: 2013

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