Sarah Polley (born in Toronto, Canada. January 8, 1979) started acting as a child in the television series Ramona (1988) based on the books by Beverly Cleary, and Road to Avonlea (1990-1996). She acted in movies like The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) by Terry Gilliam, The Sweet Hereafter (1997) by Atom Egoyan, Guinevere (1999) by Audrey Wells, The Weight of Water (2000) by Katherine Bigelow. She starred in My Life Without Me (2003) written and directed by Isabelle Coixet. Polley wrote and directed Away from Her (2006) starring Julie Christie, Take This Waltz (2011) with Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen, Women Talking (2022) from the 2018 novel by Miriam Toews, and the autobiographical documentary Stories We Tell (2012).