Short Film Pleasure

Award-Winning Short Films

Right Place
A short film about a Japanese eccentric convinience store clerk. Winner of Best Short Film at Young Directors Award Cannes, 2006 Directed by Kosai Sekine / Japan / 2005
Medium Rare
Carl is running for his life. When a beautiful woman offers him an unexpected hiding place, his luck seems to change. But desire is about to lay its own subtle trap. Based on "zwei bei tisch" by Hans Herbst. Directed by Stefan Stuckert / UK / 2007
Hedgehog in the Fog
Classic Russian animated short film from 1975. A little hedgehog, on the way to visit his friend the bear, gets lost in thick fog, where horses, dogs and even falling leaves take on a terrifying new aspect... This is a story about a little hedgehog and his ...
Surprise!
A man gathers together an arsenal of lethal weapons around his lover’s bed like Rube Goldberg machine. It looks as if he wants to kill her, while she is fast asleep! Then he leaves and lights the fuse... Directed by Veit Helmer / Germany / 1995
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 ...
Vincent
Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother. The art of the short film is one that is all too often overlooked by larger production companies. Which is just downright silly, really - OK, ...
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 . . . ...
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
Reach
A tiny robot is given the gift of life with only one limitation, the length of his power cable. When a curious bird appears at the workshop window, the robot feels a lust to live outside of his reach that may be his demise. Directed by ...
Oktapodi
Two octopuses help each other in their comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village from the grasp of a stubborn restaurant cook. However, even after overcoming insurmountable odds to reunite, their fight to stay together is not over. Nominated for Oscar in 2009, ...
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 ...
Clara
Struggling with a massive change in her life, 12-year-old Clara is disoriented and confused. Her efforts to remedy the situation and make sense of her new world are thwarted when flowers attack her and ants invade her home. Her enchanted childhood has changed forever. Special ...
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 ...
La Revolution Des Crabes
Humorous and insightful animation about a blighted species of crabs. Directed by Arthur de Pins / France / 2004