Exklusively from Hollywood: In Cooperation with Shorts.TV interfilm Shorts Attack offers Oscar®-Nominations 2017 with German subtitles to German cinemas.
Shorts Attack presents „Live Action“ and „Animation“ in march 2017, interfilm distribution already starts offering the program on february 23.
This is the countdown:
– on thursday 24 january 2017 announcement of the nominated.
– on sunday 26 february 2017: 89th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
Oscar® Shorts at Shorts Attack is a project from interfilm distribution.
5 films – 127 min
INNER ENIMIES / Ennemis Intérieurs
In the 1990s, as the Algerian civil war rages and terrorists infiltrate France, a French police officer of Algerian descent conducts a rancorous interview with a French-born Algerian man seeking naturalization.
LA FEMME ET LE TGV
Timo von Gunten and Giacun Caduff
Switzerland 2016 – 30 min
Elise has been waving at the express train as it passes by her home every day for three decades. A letter from the train’s conductor begins a correspondence between the two, and when the train is detoured to another route, Elise goes in search of her man.
Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson
Denmark, Ghana 2015 – 30 min
Young Danish woman Inger volunteers at a homeless shelter in Copenhagen, where she meets and falls in love with Kwame, an undocumented immigrant from Ghana. The couple builds a life together, but a devastating secret from Kwame’s past may undermine their happiness.
Kristof Deák and Anna Udvardy
While Zsofi is thrilled to join the choir at her new school, her joyous love of singing is soon halted by the music teacher’s perfectionism. The kids start with a bif plan.
Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards – Luna by day, Diego by night. Time enough to fill an deserted place with life. Time to consider love, time to dance!
8 films – 83 min
In this metaphoric tale of timeless wisdom and beauty based on the eponymous short story by Georgi Gospodinov, filmmaker Theodore Ushev reminds us of the importance of keeping our sights on the present moment.
Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj
A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.
USA 2016 – 6 min
An itinerant musician travels around the country with his young daughter in their old hatchback and juggles his passion for performing with providing his daughter with a stable life. The daughter grows up with a love of music and adventure, and is able to repay her father for nurturing her creativity.
Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer
USA 2016 – 6 min
Young Piper, a sandpiper hatchling, leaves her nest for the first time to hunt for food but is too scared of the crashing waves to reach the yummy morsels hidden in the sand. After meeting an unusual ally, Piper attempts to face her fears and increase her confidence.
ONCE UPON A LINE
USA 2016, 7 min
A man leads a monotone, humdrum existence until he suddenly falls in love. What follows is a short portrait of a difficult relationship marked by a struggle for control and identity. The ending gives hope for a new beginning and a change of perspective.
Alexandre Arpentinier, Mathieu Blanchys, Lola Grand, Tristan Lamarca, Thomas Lemaille, Jean-Charles Lusseau
Two astronauts go on the conquest of an unknown planet but an unusual situation will put their professionalism to the test.
THE HEAD VANISHES
Jacqueline isn’t quite in her right mind anymore, but she’s determind to take the train to the seaside, as she does every sum-mer. Only this year, she’ s constantly being followed by some woman who claims to be her daughter and the trip takes some unexpected, phantasmagorcial turns.
PEAR CIDER AND CIGARETTES
Robert Valley and Cara Speller
Canada 2016 – 35 min
Acclaimed graphic novelist Robert Valley’s first animated short is the tale of a charismatic but self-destructive friend living on the edge. The brutally honest story of Robert’s turbulent relationship with a friend from childhood, who cries out for help from a military hospital in China.
Founded in 2002 and every month new: This is edition 181 of Shorts Attack!