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The Street (film)

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Director  Caroline Leaf
Screenplay  Mordecai Richler
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Language  English
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Animation, Comedy, Drama
Story by  Mordecai Richler
Country  Canada
The Street (film) movie poster
Based on  The Street  by Mordecai Richler
Writer  Mordecai Richler (screenplay), Mordecai Richler (story)
Initial release  January 27, 1977 (New York City)
Cast  Mort Ransen, Sarah Dwight, John Hood, Vera Leitman, Howard Ryshpan
Similar movies  Pacific Rim, Paperman, Get a Horse!, Mickey and the Beanstalk, Home Makeover, Three Little Pigs

The Street is a 1976 animated short by Caroline Leaf, based on a short story of the same name by Mordecai Richler, and produced by the National Film Board of Canada.

Animated using paint on glass animation, and set on Saint Urbain Street in Montreal, it explores the reactions of Jewish family in the early 20th century to the death of a grandmother.

Awards

The Street garnered numerous awards including a special prize from the Melbourne International Film Festival and two Canadian Film Awards (now known as the Genie Awards) for Best Animated Film and the Wendy Michener Award, presented in recognition of outstanding artistic achievement in Canadian cinema. It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 49th Academy Awards.

References

The Street (film) Wikipedia
The Street (film) IMDb The Street (film) themoviedb.org


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