1. Sarah Polley talks to Terry Gross about how she her father that he was not her biological father:

I was sort of, at that stage, filled with regret that I had ever investigated this at all and felt enormously guilty in a way that almost sank me and it took a friend of mine to point out to me that by discovering this information I hadn’t actually created the situation or, you know, done anything particularly wrong. But it was hard to come to terms with that because I felt that I was in possession of information that would be really traumatic and hurtful for him and would destroy him and so I just told him as honestly and clearly as I could and then was completely staggered and stunned by his response to it, which was so full of compassion for my mother and gentleness and graciousness and, I think, in a way his response to this information was for me what made it a really interesting story.
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    Sarah Polley talks to Terry Gross about how she her father that he was not her biological father:

    I was sort of, at that stage, filled with regret that I had ever investigated this at all and felt enormously guilty in a way that almost sank me and it took a friend of mine to point out to me that by discovering this information I hadn’t actually created the situation or, you know, done anything particularly wrong. But it was hard to come to terms with that because I felt that I was in possession of information that would be really traumatic and hurtful for him and would destroy him and so I just told him as honestly and clearly as I could and then was completely staggered and stunned by his response to it, which was so full of compassion for my mother and gentleness and graciousness and, I think, in a way his response to this information was for me what made it a really interesting story.

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