'Stories We Tell' told very well

Gary Wolcott, atomictown.comNovember 7, 2013 

Actress, writer and director Sarah Polley's Stories We Tell is a creative, brilliantly conceived exploration of a Polley family secret. Though Polley and her father Michael go on in spots, the combination of various versions of a scandalous event involving Michael, his electrifying wife Diane and daughter Polley are riveting.

She's a great storyteller, and the concept is fascinating. One of last year's better documentaries, this one is fun from start to finish.

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Director: Sarah Polley

Mr. Movie rating: 4 stars

Rated PG-13 for mature themes. It plays Friday, November 8 only at the Battelle Auditorium at 8:00 p.m.

5 stars to 4 1/2 stars: Must see on the big screen

4 stars to 3 1/2 stars: Good film, see it if it's your type of movie.

3 stars to 2 1/2 stars: Wait until it comes out on DVD.

2 stars to 1 star: Don't bother.

0 stars: Speaks for itself.

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