Los Angeles Times

Olympia Dukakis, 'Away From Her'

A winner in this category in 1987 for her role in “Moonstruck,” Olympia Dukakis plays Marian in Sarah Polley’s sensitive drama. Marian, whose husband has succumbed to Alzheimer’s, finds comfort in the company of a man (Gordon Pinsent) who's wife (Julie Christie) is similarly afflicted. Michael Gibson / Lionsgate