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Street

  • Runtime: 10 min.
  • Genres: Avant-garde / Experimental

Synopsis

Caroline Leaf draws and animates the 1976 short film Street using broad ink strokes and monochromatic watercolor wash, which lend the work a deliberately coarse and crude feel. An adaptation of a short story by noted Canadian humorist Mordecai Richler (The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Joshua Then and Now), Street explores the reactions of various members of a family to the grandmother's impending death. Cutting against the grain of more traditional uses of animation, Leaf's tone is dark, critical...more

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