Watch: ‘A Family Portrait’ is a Brilliant Animated Exploration of a Closet Full of Skeletons

Why Watch? Sparse, biting and jaw-dropping, this excellent work from Joseph Pierce echoes Plymptonian greatness both in its style and insanity.

With a photographer on hand, things that should stay buried are revealed for one unfortunate family. It’s hard to tell whether the look or the storytelling is more surreal.

What will it cost you? Only 5 minutes.

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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