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AND THE OSCAR GOES TO…
With this year’s ceremony taking place on Sunday 24th, we present another selection of Oscar®-winning or Oscar®-nominated Irish shorts.
GRANNY O’GRIMM’S SLEEPING BEAUTY
Nicky Phelan’s dark comedy centres on a bitter old lady telling a bedtime story to her terrified granddaughter. Nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Animated Short in 2010.
FILM INFO: 6 mins, Ireland, 2008
Martin McDonagh’s pitch-black debut about a train encounter between a recently bereaved man (Brendan Gleeson) and a violently angry youth (Rúaidhrí Conroy). Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Short Film in 2006.
FILM INFO: 27 mins, UK-Ireland, 2004
Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn