The Street

This award-winning animation is a poignant interpretation of a short story by Montreal author Mordecai Richler. It makes a strong statement about how many families respond to their old and infirm members. In washes of watercolour and ink, filmmaker Caroline Leaf illustrates reactions to a dying grandmother, capturing family feelings and distilling them into harsh reality.

Pedagogical evaluations and study guides are only available to CAMPUS subscribers.


Features designed specifically for teachers

Learn more   Already subscribed? Sign in.

Film Credits

Caroline Leaf
Caroline Leaf
Guy Glover
executive producer
Wolf Koenig
Ken Page
sound editing
Gloria Demers
Michel Descombes
Mort Ransen
Vera Heitman
Sarah Dwight
John Hood
Howard Ryshpan

Find Similar Films


  • redoak

    “A good story about life and death” — redoak, 27 Apr 2012

  • Puneetchandra

    “Wow! Amazing!Pure genius!” — Puneetchandra, 24 Jan 2011

  • “Amazing film. Continues to be a great source of inspiration.” — chertar, 30 Dec 2010

Discuss this film Please sign in to add your comment
Not a member ? Click here