A lyrical portrait of celebrated Canadian poet Elizabeth Smart, author of By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept, featuring a dramatic portrayal by Jackie Burroughs, and narrated by novelist Michael Ondaatje. Powerful excerpts from Smart’s work, and rare, archival photographs create a compelling exploration of the conflicting claims of life and art.
Produced in association with CBC, TVO, Telefilm Canada, OFDC, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council Explorations Program, NFB PAFPs/Studio D
“A provocative and insightful work that captures the beauty and the tragedy of Smart’s life.”
– The Star Phoenix