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"I wanted [Take This Waltz] to be about restlessness and emptiness and all the ways we try to fill that gap in our lives. How often we fail at it, and how bewildering it is that we can't seem to fill ourselves up enough. How many dramatic things we will do... to try to dissolve this basic feeling of being human—which is, I think, that there is always something missing."
-- Sarah Polley

Hawker, Philippa. "Waltzing into love affairs: the search for fulfilment." Interview with Sarah Polley. The Age (Melbourne), June 16, 2012.