Most recently, Polley starred in Jaco van Dormeal's fantasy drama Mr. Nobody, and in the award-winning HBO miniseries John Adams.
Her film credits include Zack Snyder's remake of George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead, Doug Liman's Go, Kathryn Bigelow's The Weight of Water, David Cronenberg's eXistenZ, Hal Hartley's No Such Thing, Thom Fitzgerald's The Event, Isabel Coixet's My Life Without Me, for which she earned a Best Actress Genie Award, The Secret Life of Words, Audrey Wells' Guinevere, Wim Wenders' Don't Come Knocking, Michael Winterbottom's The Claim, Atom Egoyan's Exotica and Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
Polley made her feature film directorial debut with the 2006 drama Away From Her, for which she also wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay based on Alice Munro's short story The Bear Came Over the Mountain. Critically acclaimed around the globe, Away From Her was a gala selection at the Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals and earned awards for Best Direction and Best Feature Film from The Director's Guild of Canada, Best Screenplay from the San Francisco Film Critics, the New Generation Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics and Best First Film from the New York Film Critics.
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Sarah Polley Facts
|Occupation||Actress, Director, Screenwriter|
|Birthday||January 8, 1979 (40)|
|Birthplace||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||5' 2" (1m57) How tall is Sarah Polley compared to you?|