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Away from Her/The Bear Came Over the Mountain

February 27, 2022 Maura Maros and Donny Granza Season 2 Episode 9
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Away from Her/The Bear Came Over the Mountain
Show Notes

It's our birthday week! Today Donny and Maura talk about the Alice Munro short story, "A Bear Came Over the Mountain" and the Sarah Polley adaptation, "Away From Her."  A man comes to grips with wife's Alzheimer's diagnosis and her friendship with another man in the assisted facility where she lives.

Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013.

Sarah Polley was nominated or Best Adapted Screenplay for the film and Julie Christie was nominated for Best Actress.

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