The Family That Dwelt Apart is a 1973 Canadian animated short based on the short story of the same name by E.B. White, about the misadventures of a family of seven who live in happy isolation on a small island in Barnegat Bay, until word gets out that they are in distress. The film is directed by Yvon Mallette, narrated by E.B. White, and produced by Wolf Koenig for the National Film Board of Canada. The Family That Dwelt Apart received the Canadian Film Award, now known as the Genie Award, for best animation. It was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 47th Academy Awards, losing to Closed Mondays.
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