The Family That Dwelt Apart

In this Oscar®-nominated short animation, adapted from E.B. White's tall tale, we meet a family of seven who live happily in isolation on a small island in Barnetuck Bay. Somehow, word gets out that they are in distress and an ill-conceived rescue attempt makes for some unexpected adventures.

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Film Credits

director
Yvon Mallette
design
Yvon Mallette
animation
Yvon Mallette
producer
Wolf Koenig
executive producer
Robert Verrall
narrator
E. B. White
animation camera
Richard Moras
Simon Leblanc
Pierre Provost
sound
Gérard Sénécal
Ron Alexander
re-recording
Jean-Pierre Joutel
music
Eldon Rathburn

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Comments

  • mcrowl

    “Well, I don't know what to make of this story, with its very dry humour and droll telling. It has a dreadfully fatalistic air about it. ” — mcrowl, 6 Sep 2012

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