Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action! (2014)

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Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action! (2014)

See all the nominees before the winner is declared at the Academy Awards Ceremony on February 22!

  • Parvaneh (Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger) – 25 minutes/Switzerland/Dari and German
    A young Afghan immigrant travels to Zurich where she encounters a punk named Emily.
  • Boogaloo and Graham (Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney) – 14 minutes/UK/English
    Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for. Raising their tiny charges, declaring themselves vegetarian and dreaming of running a chicken farm, the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family. Starring Martin McCann, Charlene McKenna, Riley Hamilton and Aaron Lynch.
  • Aya (Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis) – 39 minutes/Israel and France/English, Hebrew, Danish
    Two strangers unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly assumes her to be his assigned driver. She, enchanted by the random encounter, does not hurry to prove him wrong.
  • The Phone Call (Mat Kirkby and James Lucas) – 21 minutes/UK/English
    The Phone Call follows Heather, (played by Oscar® nominee Sally Hawkins), a shy lady who works at a helpline call centre. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man (played by Oscar® winner Jim Broadbent) she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.
  • Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak) (Hu Wei and Julien Féret) – 15 minutes/France and China/Tibetan
    A young itinerant photographer and his assistant offer to photograph some Tibetan nomads in front of various backgrounds.

website: shorts.tv/theoscarshorts/the-films

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