Oscar Shorts: Live Action! (2013)

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Oscar Shorts: Live Action! (2013)

See all the nominees before the winner is declared at the Academy Awards Ceremony on March 2!

This year's Oscar nominations for Best Live Action short are:

  • Helium (Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson, Denmark - Danish, 23 min.) - A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land called HELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor.
  • The Voorman Problem (Mark Gill and Baldwin Li, UK - English, 13 min.) - A psychiatrist is called to a prison to examine an inmate named Voorman, who is convinced he is a god.
  • Avant Que De Tout Perdre / Just Before Losing Everything (Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras, France - French, 30 min.) - Miriam has left her abusive husband and taken refuge with her children in the local supermarket where she works.
  • Aquel No Era Yo / That Wasn't Me (Estban Crespo, Spain - Spanish, 24 min.) - Paula, a Spanish aid worker, has an encounter with an African child soldier named Kaney.
  • Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? (Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari, Finland - Finnish, 7 min.) - Sini tries frantically to get her family ready to leave for a wedding, but her husband and her two children are interfering with her efforts.
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