A Sister

A Sister (French: Une soeur) is a 2018 Belgian live-action short film directed by Delphine Girard. It has been selected and awarded at several film festivals including Rhode Island International Film Festival in August 2019 where it won the Oscar Qualifying Best Short Film Award[1]. The film was also nominated at the 9th Magritte Awards ceremony in February 2019 in Best Live Action Short Film category.[2]

A Sister
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Directed byDelphine Girard
Produced byJacques-Henri Bronckart
Written byDelphine Girard
Starring
CinematographyJuliette Van Dormael
Edited byDamien Keyeux
Production
company
Release date
  • 1 October 2018 (2018-10-01)
Running time
16 minutes
CountryBelgium

In January 2020, it was nominated for the 2020 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.[3]

PlotEdit

A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by, she must make the most important phone call of her life.

AwardsEdit

Since its launch, the film has been selected in many festivals around the world and has received several awards.

Year Presenter/Festival Award/Category Status
2018 Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur
  • Best Short Film
  • Audience Award
  • BeTV Award
  • University of Namur Award
Won[4]
2019 9th Magritte Awards Best Short Film Nominated[5]
Saguenay International Short Film Festival Jury Award Won[6][7]
Palm Springs International Film Festival Best Short Film ? Nominated[8]
Rhode Island International Film Festival Best Short Film Won[9]
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival International Competition Nominated[10]
Brussels Short Film Festival Best Short Nominated
2020 Academy Awards Best Live Action Short Film Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scene Here: Festivals to the south — in Rhode Island and on the Vineyard - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Archived from the original on 2020-01-02. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  2. ^ "'Girl,' 'Above the Law' Lead Belgium Film Award Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2019-08-02. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  3. ^ "Oscars: Full List of Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2020-01-13. Retrieved 2020-01-16.
  4. ^ "33e Festival du Film Francophone de Namur: le palmarès". Cinopsis (in French). 2018-10-05. Archived from the original on 2020-01-03. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  5. ^ "Découvrez le palmarès complet des Magritte du Cinéma 2019". RTBF Culture (in French). 2019-02-02. Archived from the original on 2020-01-10. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  6. ^ Hervé, Jean-Baptiste (2019-03-18). "Festival Regard: l'animation à l'honneur". Journal Métro (in French). Archived from the original on 2020-01-03. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  7. ^ Smith, Justine (2019-03-20). "10 highlights from one of the best short film fests in the world". Cult MTL. Archived from the original on 2020-01-03. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  8. ^ "Under guidance of women programmers, ShortFest 2019 films to span #MeToo, ecology and sex". Desert Sun. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  9. ^ "Scene Here: Festivals to the south — in Rhode Island and on the Vineyard - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Archived from the original on 2020-01-02. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  10. ^ "Ten of the best new short films at Encounters Film Festival 2019 | Sight & Sound". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 2020-01-03. Retrieved 2020-01-03.

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