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51 Birch Street

Produced by Doug Block
Do you really want to know your parents?

Videos

51 Birch Street trailer

Overview

Genre
Personal Doc and Human Interest
Synopsis

Documentary filmmaker Doug Block always thought his parents' 54-year marriage was a good one. But when his mother dies unexpectedly and his father swiftly marries a former secretary, he discovers a family history far more complex and troubled than he ever imagined. 51 Birch Street is a riveting personal documentary that explores a universal human question - how much about your parents do you really want to know?

Stage
finished
Running time
88 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Copacetic Pictures
Country
United States
Years of Production
2004-06

Distribution Details

Release year
2006
Festivals
Toronto, IDFA, SXSW, Full Frame
Awards
National Board of Review, Banff
Distribution
Cinedigm
Broadcast (Prod.)
HBO, ZDF/Arte
Broadcast (Acq.)
Channel Four, VPRO, CBC, SBS, SVT and many others
Language
English

Photos

51 birch poster v14-2_thumb

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