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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

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