THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2014 - LIVE ACTION
18.2., 20.2., 25.2., 26.2. and 27.2. 2014
The Oscar season is at its peak. How many films that received Academy Awards have you seen? And what about short films? Not a single one? iShorts provides you with an opportunity to see all five nominated short films for the Best Short Film Academy Award. Seats are limited and are being sold fast.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING? (FINLAND)
Director: Selma Vilhunen | Producer: Elli Toivoniemi
Star: Joanna Haartti, Santtu Karvonen, Ranja Omaheimo
Year: 2013 | Length: 7 min | Live Action |
Mother Sini wakes up in a panic: she has slept in and the family is late for a wedding. She wakes up her husband Jokke and daughters Ella, 6, and Kerttu, 4. They start to prepare themselves in a hurry. Mother is going crazy since nobody else seems to be able to do anything right. Who has messed father’s shirt, hid girls’ dresses and the wedding gift?
Director: Anders Walter | Producers: Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson and M&M Productions
Star: Marijana Jankovic, Casper Crump, Pelle Falk Krusbæk
Year: 2013 | Length: 23 min | Live Action |
A hospital’s eccentric janitor helps a young dying boy regain the joy and happiness of life.
JUST BEFORE LOSING EVERYTHING (France)
Director: Xavier Legrand | Producer: Alexandre Gavras
Star: Léa Drucker, Anne Benoît, Miljan Chatelain, Mathilde Auneveux, Denis Ménochet
Year: 2013 | Length: 30 min | Live Action |
While her children pretend to go to school, Miriam hurries to pick them up and take them to her work place. She explains to her boss that she has to leave the region in a rush.
THAT WASN'T ME (Spain)
Director: Esteban Crespo | Producer: Jose Luis Matas-Negrete
Star: Alejandra Lorente, Gustavo Salmerón, Babou Cham
Year: 2012 | Length: 24 min | Live Action |
The short film AQUEL NO ERA YO, written and directed by Spanish director Esteban Crespo, tells the story of Paula and Kaney. Two characters, an African child and a Spanish woman, who could have nothing in common, but will get to join their lives forever through a life‐giving shot.
THE VOORMAN PROBLEM (UK)
Director: Mark Gill | Producers: Baldwin Li and Lee Thomas
Star: Martin Freeman, Tom Hollander, Simon Griffiths
Year: 2012 | Length: 13 min | Live Action |
Doctor Williams is called in to examine the enigmatic Mr Voorman, a prisoner with a peculiar affliction: he believes he is a god. The doctor must decide on the sanity of Mr Voorman: is he a faker or a lunatic? Diagnose him insane and they can ship him off to the asylum. But before making a decision, the doctor has several questions in relation to Voorman’s claim: why would a god choose to be straitjacketed in a prison, is there a way he can validate his boast and what has any of this got to do with Belgium?
Total lenght of the screening 97 min.