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"The story [for Take This Waltz] sort of came out of nowhere, I didn't know why I was writing it, and then I think it was halfway through making this film [Stories We Tell] that I kind of got it and I went, 'I think this is the film I've been making over and over again.' [...] And not just Take This Waltz but every short film I've made and Away from Her—it's always about a long-term relationship, an infidelity and in many ways how the man kind of absorbs that. [...] I think a lot of filmmakers make the same film over and over again without knowing it. It's just that now I've gone into the cave and made a film about the actual figures in the cave that were casting these shadows."
-- Sarah Polley


Source:
Szklarski, Cassandra. "Polley mines family secrets for genre-blurring doc 'Stories We Tell'." Interview with Sarah Polley. Edmonton Journal, October 8, 2012.