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Away From Her (2006)

Julie Christie as "Fiona"

Long married, Fiona (Julie Christie) and Grant (Gordon Pinsent) find their mutual devotion tested by her struggle with Alzheimer's disease. When it becomes apparent that the condition is worsening, she checks into a rest home. Grant visits her a month later and finds that his wife has grown close to Aubrey (Michael Murphy), a fellow resident. Jealous and hurt, Grant finally seeks help from Aubrey's wife (Olympia Dukakis) when Fiona suffers a crisis.

Academy Award (2007) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007) Nominated Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2007) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

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