FILMMAKER SARAH POLLEY: MOM,WRITER,DIRECTOR,PRODUCER=BUSY

Apr 15, 2015

By Michael Kramer

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Canada’s Sarah Polley has confirmed that she’s working on a new big-screen adaptation of “Little Women,” by Louisa May Alcott – and that’s just part of the filmmaker’s busy life.

The actress-turned-director is also the mother of two young children – and is writing her own film as well.

She’s also producing “Alias Grace” as a miniseries – and hopes the adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel will go into production this year or next.

Polley received an Oscar nomination in 2008 for Best Adapted Screenplay – for “Away from Her.”

Yesterday Polley helped to announce the winner of this year’s $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize.

She joined an international jury panel and chose American composer Philip Glass as the 2015 recipient of the biennial prize – which honours living laureates from a variety of creative disciplines for their lifetime body of work.

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