Sarah Polley reveals family secret in blog post, new film

Canadian film maker gets close to home with new film, Stories We Tell

Canadian actor and director Sarah Polley has revealed that her biological father is not the man who raised her.

In a post on the NFB website, Polley says story of her origins has been kept secret for years by multiple journalists, including our own Brian D. Johnson.

Polley’s family situation is the subject of her new film, Stories We Tell, which screens today in Venice.

She has chosen not to do interviews about the film until it has completed the festival circuit, opting instead to describe her motives in the blog post.

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