Oscar Live Action Shorts (2019)
Films in this package
Two ten-year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993. Nominated for an Academy Award in 2019 for Best Live Action Short.
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer. Nominated for an Academy Award in 2018 for Best Live Action Short.
An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past. Nominated for an Academy Award in 2019 for Best Live Action Short.
A single mother receives a call from her seven-year-old son who is on vacation with his father in the French Basque Country. At first the call is a cause for joy, but soon it becomes a horrible nightmare when the child tells her that he is alone and cannot find his father who left a…
In a small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10-year-old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash. Nominated for an Academy Award in 2019 for Best Live Action Short.