Sarah Polley

Cannes feature films jury member and director of "Away from Her."

Last book I bought:
“Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje

Book I’m reading:
“Snow” by Orhan Pamuk

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Franny and Zooey” by J.D. Salinger
“Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels
“When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chodron

Last film I saw:
“Radiant City,” directed by Jim Brown and Gary Burns

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“The Thin Red Line,” directed by Terrence Malick
“The Battle of Algiers,” directed by Gillo Pontecorvo
“Scenes from a Marriage,” directed by Ingmar Bergman

Last CD I bought:
“Illinois,” Sufjan Stevens

Song currently playing:
“Everybody Sold Out,” Howie Beck

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Samson,” Regina Spektor
“Carey,” Joni Mitchell
“Tangled Up in Blue,” Bob Dylan

Favorite drink:
Ginger Ale — Canada Dry

Favorite charity:
Roots of Empathy

Favorite vacation:
Canoeing on northern Ontario lakes

Favorite vice:
Checking email every two minutes

Cannes Moment:
Wim Wenders and Sam Shepard receiving their 15 minute standing ovation for “Don’t Come Knocking”

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Joni Mitchell, Leos Carax, Woody Allen, Tilda Swinton, Sebastiao Salgado

More Scene

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 19:

    'Stranger Things' Team Offers Glimpses Into Season 3 at Netflix FYSee

    Last book I bought:“Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje Book I’m reading:“Snow” by Orhan Pamuk Three books that mean a lot to me:“Franny and Zooey” by J.D. Salinger“Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels“When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chodron Last film I saw:“Radiant City,” directed by Jim Brown and Gary Burns Three films that mean a lot to […]

  • 'Pose' TV show premiere

    Ryan Murphy Wants 'Pose' to Be 'Uplifting' for LGBTQ Community in Trump Era

    Last book I bought:“Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje Book I’m reading:“Snow” by Orhan Pamuk Three books that mean a lot to me:“Franny and Zooey” by J.D. Salinger“Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels“When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chodron Last film I saw:“Radiant City,” directed by Jim Brown and Gary Burns Three films that mean a lot to […]

  • DISNEY CHANNEL - "Disney Channel GO!

    Disney Channel Stars Meet With Fans at First Ever Fan Fest

    Last book I bought:“Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje Book I’m reading:“Snow” by Orhan Pamuk Three books that mean a lot to me:“Franny and Zooey” by J.D. Salinger“Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels“When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chodron Last film I saw:“Radiant City,” directed by Jim Brown and Gary Burns Three films that mean a lot to […]

  • Sweet Spots Post-Cannes Retreats: Portugal, Provence

    Sweet Spots for Post-Cannes Retreats: Portugal, Provence and London

    Last book I bought:“Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje Book I’m reading:“Snow” by Orhan Pamuk Three books that mean a lot to me:“Franny and Zooey” by J.D. Salinger“Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels“When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chodron Last film I saw:“Radiant City,” directed by Jim Brown and Gary Burns Three films that mean a lot to […]

  • Debra Birnbaum, Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch,

    Women of Netflix, Gabrielle Carteris on the Need for Female Mentorship in TV

    Last book I bought:“Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje Book I’m reading:“Snow” by Orhan Pamuk Three books that mean a lot to me:“Franny and Zooey” by J.D. Salinger“Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels“When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chodron Last film I saw:“Radiant City,” directed by Jim Brown and Gary Burns Three films that mean a lot to […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content