Short films Worthy of Watching; Recommended to Cinephiles and Mavensby hesam_110 | created - 17 Aug 2011 | updated - 2 days ago | Public
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1. Manon on the Asphalt (I) (2007)
TV-MA | 15 min | Short, Drama, Romance
A woman gains a new insight of life while she's near death.
2. Powder Keg (2001)
Not Rated | 8 min | Action, Short
January 13, 2001. Times war photographer Harvey Jacobs is wounded while witnessing a massacre at Nuevo Colon by terrorists. In a desperate effort, the United Nations sends a vehicle to get ... See full summary »
3. Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1961)
Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Adventure, Drama
In 1862, during the American Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks and he begins his escape toward home.
4. Kiwi! (2006)
3 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.
Director: Dony Permedi
5. Balance (1989)
7 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A group of fishermen on a precariously balanced platform fight over a trunk.
6. Tango (1981)
8 min | Animation, Short
Subsequent characters appear in a poorly-decorated room, intertwining but never colliding, all possessed by never-ending rituals.
Director: Zbigniew Rybczynski
8. The Critic (1963)
Approved | 4 min | Animation, Comedy, Short
Mel Brooks is an old man watching abstract animations. He doesn't understand them, so he heckles with strange commentary, to the annoyance of those around him.
9. Quest (1996)
12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
In the desolate landscapes of an unforgiving desert, a desperate for water wanderer summons up the strength to follow the muffled sound of dripping liquid, only to pay the high price of pursuing a dream. Is all hope lost?
Director: Tyron Montgomery
10. Pas de deux (1968)
G | 13 min | Animation, Short, Musical
Two ballet dancers perform a dance enhanced with surreal multi and after-image effect visuals.
11. The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (1992)
20 min | Animation, Short, Drama
Dostoevsky's "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man" tells the story of a desperate man disenchanted with the world and at the verge of committing suicide. But when a little girl comes his way ... See full summary »
12. Validation (2007)
16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
A fable about a parking attendant who gives his customers REAL validation -- dispensing both free parking and free compliments.
13. Sounds from a Town I Love (2001 TV Short)
3 min | Short, Comedy
Woody Allen's short film was his contribution to the Concert for New York City in October 2001. The short film features New Yorkers on the street talking about life in the City That Never Sleeps.
14. The House of Small Cubes (2008)
12 min | Animation, Short, Drama
To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe.
15. The Old Man and the Sea (1999)
20 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.
16. 9 (2005)
11 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
A rag doll fights a monster that has been stealing the souls of his people.
Director: Shane Acker
17. Signs (I) (2008)
Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Romance
Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign.
18. The Confession (IV) (2010)
26 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
Quiet and sincere 9-year-old Sam is worried about making his first confession. His conscience is clear, therefore he cannot hope for any relief from the experience. He and his friend Jacob ... See full summary »
19. Most (2003)
29 min | Short, Drama
A poetic and powerful story of a father forced to choose between love and duty.
20. Vincent (1982)
G | 6 min | Short, Animation, Family
Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.
21. True (2004)
10 min | Short, Romance
The phone rings, startling Tomas, who is seated in front of the computer. He feels for the telephone receiver. Tomas is blind. His girlfriend, Francine, tells him that it's all over and ... See full summary »
22. Logorama (2009)
R | 16 min | Animation, Short, Action
Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos.
23. The Lost Thing (2010)
Not Rated | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to.
24. West Bank Story (2005)
21 min | Short, Comedy, Musical
A musical comedy set in the fast-paced, fast-food world of competing falafel stands on the West Bank. David, an Israeli soldier, falls in love with Fatima, a beautiful Palestinian cashier, ... See full summary »
25. The Lady and the Reaper (2009)
TV-G | 8 min | Animation, Short, Action
All alone in her room, a solitary elderly widow lying on her deathbed yearns to reunite with her beloved late husband, nevertheless, the road to the afterlife can be long, while on the other hand, today's modern medicine works miracles.
26. The New Tenants (2009)
TV-14 | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Crime
A nosy neighbor, a drug dealer and an angry husband make for a move-in day that two men will never forget.
27. Wish 143 (2009)
24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Tells the story of a young man desperate to come of age before time runs out.
28. Toyland (2007)
TV-PG | 14 min | Short, Drama, War
A German mother lies to her son about where the Nazis are sending their Jewish neighbors.
29. The Big Shave (1967)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama, Horror
In the process of shaving, a young man cuts himself. A lot.
30. Plastic Bag (2009)
18 min | Short, Drama
A plastic bag, thrown out in the trash, attempts to find his way back to his owner and along the way discovers the world.
31. Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers (2001)
10 min | Short, Comedy, Music
A gang in a Volvo have staked out a flat; when its occupants leave to walk their dog, the six break into the place. One keeps his eyes on a stopwatch: they have only ten minutes before the ... See full summary »
9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
A writer named Algernon (but called Harry by his friends) buys a picture of a boat on a lake, and his obsession with it renders normal life impossible. He attempts to function again by ... See full summary »
33. Un Chien Andalou (1929)
Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
34. The Lunch Date (1989)
12 min | Short, Drama
A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad.
35. The Cathedral (2002)
7 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
A space fantasy about an explorer who pays a visit to an unusual cathedral built with organic materials.
36. Fallen Art (2004)
6 min | Comedy, Animation, Short
A volunteer soldier plummets to his death. A photograph is taken and sent by courier to a huge man, who adds it to his macabre collection.
37. Strangers (I) (2003)
7 min | Short, Drama
A short story of two strangers meeting in a train journey, not knowing that something stranger is coming their way.
38. Copy Shop (2001)
12 min | Drama, Short, Comedy
Unknowingly, a copy shop employee sets off a bizarre series of events with utterly unforeseen consequences.
39. My Heart Laid Bare (2008)
7 min | Short
Inspired to Boccaccio's Decameron, the story takes place in the Roman suburbs between the Port of Fiumicino and Ostia: it is about the end of love.
40. The Last 3 Minutes (2010)
5 min | Short, Drama
The last 3 minutes of William Turner's life and his beloved crystal.
41. Rocks (2001)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Apparently, rocks are having conversations all around us, but they talk very, very slowly...
42. Security (I) (2006)
13 min | Short
Becker works as a security guard in a supermarket. He catches Marina, a young Polish woman, shoplifting. Instead of calling the police Becker lets the woman escape through the back door. ... See full summary »
43. The Fly (1980)
3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A fine day in the life of a fly presented completely from the fly's point of view. A fine day until something dreary happens, that is.
Director: Ferenc Rofusz
44. The Employment (2008)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.
Director: Santiago Bou Grasso
45. Ghosts Before Breakfast (1928)
6 min | Short
Hans Richter, noted for his abstract shorts, has everyday objects rebelling against their daily routine.
46. Black Rider (1993)
Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Comedy
A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally exacts his revenge.
47. Still Life (III) (2005)
9 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi