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Stories We Tell (movie)

Review: 'Cinemanovels' ★★ 1/2

Review: 'Cinemanovels' ★★ 1/2

A film of spare precision if not much mystery, writer-director Terry Miles' comedy-drama "Cinemanovels" (starting Monday at Facets) stars Lauren Lee Smith as the daughter of Canada's most famous fictitious film director, recently deceased. The Quebecois auteur, we learn, left his family for one of his leading ladies. Grace, portrayed by Smith, never got over it.

At the start of "Cinemanovels" she and her investment banker husband (Ben Cotton) are manually going at it in a doctor's office, hoping to get pregnant. He is, anyway; we soon learn she's far more ambivalent, and appears to spend much of her days simply waiting for her life to find its direction. Then...

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