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Canadian filmmaker Sarah Polley’s new film Take this Waltz

Sarah Polley’s new film, Take this Waltz opens at the Magnolia Theatre in the West Village.  A limited number of special tickets available to those who wish to see the movie free on July 10, 2012.  This movie represent’s Polley’s second pass as a director and promises to be a film to remember.


When Margot (Michelle Williams), 28, meets Daniel (Luke Kirby), their chemistry is intense and immediate. But Margot suppresses her sudden attraction; she is happily married to Lou (Seth Rogen), a cookbook writer. When Margot learns that Daniel lives across the street from them, the certainty about her domestic life shatters. She and Daniel steal moments throughout the steaming Toronto summer, their eroticism heightened by their restraint. Swelteringly hot, bright and colorful like a bowl of fruit, TAKE THIS WALTZ leads us, laughing, through the familiar, but uncharted question of what long‐term relationships do to love, sex, and our images of ourselves.

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Take This Waltz stars Oscar and BAFTA‐nominee Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine, Shutter Island, Wendy & Lucy, Brokeback Mountain), Luke Kirby (The Samaritan, Tell Me You Love Me, Labor Pains, Mambo Italiano), Seth Rogen (Green Hornet, Superbad, Knocked Up), and Emmy-nominated Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program).

Take This Waltz is written and directed by Academy Award nominee, Sarah Polley (Oscar nominee for Best Adapted Screenplay for Away From Her), and is produced by Accent Entertainment’s Susan Cavan (Kids in the Hall, Citizen Duane) and Sarah Polley. Filming took place in Toronto and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia from July 12‐August 31, 2010.

Cinematography by Luc Montpellier (Cairo Time, Away From Her), editing by Chris Donaldson (Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to town, Slings & Arrows), production design by Matthew Davies (The Samaritan, Casino Jack, Blindness, Saddest Music in the World), music by Jonathan Goldsmith (Casino Jack, Away From Her), and costume design by Lea Carlson (This Movie is Broken, Tracey Fragments).

Take This Waltz is produced with the financial participation of Telefilm Canada, TF1 Droits Audiovisuels, Ontario Media Development Corporation and Astral’s Harold Greenberg Fund. It is distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media and TF1 International is handling all international sales.

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