Short Film Pleasure

10 Minute Short Films

C’était un Rendez-vous
Sorry full video has been removed due to a copyright claim by Spirit Level Film On an August morning in 1976, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional ...
Things Wong Kar-Wai Taught Me About Love
Sex... longing... rejection... and pain. Inspired by the themes explored in the films of Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-Wai, this is a checklist of what to expect from modern love. THINGS WONG KAR-WAI TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVE 1. You will fall in love only once. Obstacles ...
4960
Aida and Josef try to communicate past the distance from point A to point B. An exposed space, clearly visible to snipers, prevents them from doing so. Set during the Sarajevo siege award winning short film 4960 earned Jury comments: "Brutal, riveting, fearless . . . ...
Paradise
Paradise tells the story of a man whose actions are controlled by fate, who is forced to follow a predetermined path. Lacking free will, John Small looks to a better tomorrow, but fails to find fulfillment in the present. We are inside a machine. Cogs spin ...
Schwarzfahrer
A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally extracts his revenge. Won Oscar for Best Short Film in 1994, another 4 wins. Directed by Pepe Danquart / Germany / 1993
There’s Only One Sun
Agent 006 is undercover to catch the mysterious, charismatic “Light”, but wrestles with her own feelings in doing so. Wong Kar-Wai reprises his futuristic mood from 2046 and waives a spy story of lush and betrayal to advertise Aurea, the new LCD technology by Philips. Directed by ...
About Time 2
Time passes. Something changed, something remains unchanged. Figgis has divided the screen into 4 parts, and showed a life - from childhood to old age. And ten minutes is not enough to understand the subtle interaction of four simultaneous realities. Multichannel split screening in the vein of Timecode, ...
To Kill A Dead Man
The band Portishead are heavily influenced by the Spy films of the sixties & the soundtracks of such composers as Lalo Schifrin & John Barry. Their trip hop music conjures up images akin to movies such as The Ipcress file. Here they take their love ...
When the Day Breaks
After witnessing the accidental death of a stranger, Ruby seeks affirmation in the city around her, and finds it in surprising places. With deft humor and finely rendered detail, When the Day Breaks illuminates the links which connect our urban lives, while evoking the promise ...
Wayfarers
Oh lulla-lullaby, How I want to sleep, So I'll put my head, On the white bed, Maybe I will fall asleep... Film about childhood that never returns, about dreams that can't come true and about madness as a kind of happiness or grief. Won Golden Palm ...
Addicted to the Stars
A spaceman's journey culminates in a return to an Earth where he finds that the son he left as a boy is now older than he is. Focussing on lost time, this is a heartrending account, and a beautifully shot addition to the series. A part ...
Synapse
Explores the moment between cause and effect. The short film starts off like the filming of a very boring lecture by a college professor on the concepts of cause and effect. In graduate school, I had to do a lecture on this exact same topic, though ...
Alice et Moi
Sorry, full film is gone :( Simon has to drive his elderly aunt Mala and her two friends to the seaside. Whilst driving he argues with his girlfriend Alice on the phone. The 3 women slowly begin to interfere. Won Small Golden Rail at Cannes Film ...
Little Man
A touching story about a boy and his homework, and his attempt to understand girls. Directed by Esben Tønnesen / Denmark / 2006
Little Terrorist
Jamal, a 10-year-old Pakistani Muslim, mistakenly crosses the border between India and Pakistan and finds an unusual ally in a Hindu Brahmin, Bhola. Indian soldiers descend on Bhola's village searching for the so-called terrorist who crossed over. Bhola's neice, Rani, insists they can't let a ...