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A Family Portrait

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A Family Portrait 2009

5 mins United Kingdom Director. Joseph Pierce

A professional photographer captures five minutes in the life of a squabbling family while trying to get the perfect portrait. Animator Joseph Pierce uses a rotoscoping technique that allows him to lay fluid animation over the performances of his actors. The result is a vivid and convincing study of strained family ties. With Robert Bathhurst (Downton Abbey).

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Directed by

Joseph Pierce


Robert Bathurst

Sarah McVicar

Mitchell Turner

Danika Moore

Jack Laskey


Animation & Artists Moving Image






United Kingdom



Production company

Fifty Nine Productions

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