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2009 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation

Showcase of This Year's Academy Award Nominees

2009 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation

The five Oscar-nominated animated shorts are:

  • Lavatory - Lovestory - directed by Konstantin Bronzit - 10 min.

    A lonely lavatory attendant receives an unusual tip.

  • Oktapodi - directed by Julien Bocabeille - 3 min.

    An octopus tries to save his partner from a culinary destiny.

  • Le Maison en Petits Cubes - directed by Kunio Kato - 12 min.

    A world filling with water forces a man to adjust to his circumstances and reflect on his life.

  • This Way Up - directed by Adam Foulkes and Alan Smith - 9 min.

    What could possibly trip up a pair of undertakers on the way to the cemetery?

  • Presto - directed by Doug Sweetland - 5 min.

    A hapless magician, a carrot, and a highly motivated rabbit.

The estimated running time of the Oscar-nominated shorts is 39 minutes. We will complete the program with another 40 minutes of animated shorts.

2009 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation

Sun February 8, 2009, 7:00 & 9:30, Muenzinger Auditorium

USA, 2008, see website for updated info, digital projection

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