Caroline Leaf etched the drawings directly onto tinted 70 mm film. The story is about two sisters: Viola, who writes novels in a dark room, and Marie, her only companion. Viola is disfigured and relies on her sister to take care of her. When a stranger turns up at their door, the sisters’ quiet lives… Read More »
Canadian-American filmaker and animator Caroline Leaf mixed paint with glycerine to animate by painting directly on glass under the camera and manipulating the picture frame-by-frame. The film won two Genie Awards and was nominated for the Academy Award (Best Animated Short Film) in 1977.