What makes a story?

What makes a story?

Showing this Vimeo Staff Pick to my Storyboard class and asking is this a story? Is there a protagonist /antagonist? A beginning middle and end? Whatever your answer it’s a great piece of film.
http://vimeo.com/58626695

About cineman

My background is storyboard for television animation commercials as well as concept development and teaching storyboard.