13 Great Short Films Worth Seeingby frygirl_66 | created - 23 Jan 2013 | updated - 24 Jan 2013 | Public
These short films are all different but all immensely entertaining. Track them down online if you can. In no particular order...
1. Ce n'est pas un film de cow-boys (2012)
11 min | Short, Comedy
Between classes, two groups of French teenagers talk about the movie they watched on television last night: Brokeback Mountain.
Deftly written with fantastic performances from the young cast
2. The Palace (II) (2011)
Short, Drama, Thriller
Cyprus 1974. A Cypriot family flees advancing Turkish forces and takes refuge in an abandoned Ottoman-era palace. When a young Turkish Cypriot conscript comes face to face with the family ... See full summary »
Probably the most incredible and powerful film on this list
3. Quinkin (2011)
15 min | Short, Drama, Horror
In a future where it hasn't rained in living memory, two men hunt an inhuman beast. In doing so, they will lose their own humanity.
Creepy and atmospheric, a slow burn with killer payoff.
4. Loverman (2010)
6 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
A flowing cartoon adventure set to independent hip-hop. Desire and desperation are played out in their most comic forms as an unfortunate man is subject to transmogrification and the whim of an elusive woman.
Director: Sacha Bryning
Amazing animation filled with humour and pathos. The inner monologue of love revealed
5. The Parachutist (2013)
15 min | Short, Drama
A man claiming to be a German pilot from the Second World War crash-lands into an English garden, present day. This is the story of his journey home.
Quirky and beautiful. Great concept and execution
6. Dix (2008)
7 min | Short
Disturbing and fascinating
7. Hotel Motel (2007)
13 min | Short, Action, Comedy
Two on-the-run criminals hole up for the night in a lonesome Hotel Motel. Cut off from information, their search for a television brings them into contact with the other denizens on the hotel, individuals even more desperate than they are.
Rough and tough and rock and roll.
8. Spider (2007)
R | 9 min | Short, Action, Drama
Some people make ignorant choices that harm others, yet never seem to suffer the consequences themselves - until they do.
Darkly funny with some punch.
9. Dave's Dead (2012)
15 min | Short, Comedy
Dave's dead. So why can't Tom accept it? Dave may have been his best mate, but this isn't any way to behave. Not when you're giving the eulogy. Then again, maybe Dave wasn't such a great ... See full summary »
Very funny and quite dark underneath it all.
10. Zimmer 606 (2012)
15 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
Gilliamesque in style. Very Cool.
11. Ham Sandwich (2011)
7 min | Short, Comedy
Excellently funny concept
12. Edmond était un âne (2012)
14 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
When his co-workers tease Edmond by crowning him with a pair of donkey ears, he suddenly discovers his true nature. And though he comes to enjoy his new identity, an ever-widening chasm opens up between himself and others.
This is just beautiful.