7.8/10
58
1 user

Selected Shorts #2: European Award Winners (2005)

This compilation (which also toured cinemas) consists of: - Music for one apartment and six drummer - Cashback - 7:35 de la Mañana - Fast Film - Natan - Alice et moi - Squash - United we stand - Rare Exports Inc. - J'attendrai le suivant
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Proposal II (2015)
Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The famous little red box of Cartier entwines three stories of love from the French Capital.

Director: Sean Ellis
Stars: Nicolas Bridet, Anne Charrier, Ana Girardot
Left Turn (2001)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A divorced father and his resentful daughter share a transcendent moment of understanding when she comes to visit him on the pretext of needing money to take a self defence course.

Director: Sean Ellis
Stars: Lucy Russell, Andrew Tiernan, Heather-Jay Jones
Cashback (2004)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Ben is an art college student in London, whose imagination runs wild as he works the late-night shift at the local supermarket. What do he and his colleagues do to pass the long, endless hours of the night?

Director: Sean Ellis
Stars: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Stuart Goodwin
Choque (2005)
Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Stars: Bárbara Goenaga, Nacho Vigalondo, Medardo Amor
The Broken (2008)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In London, the radiologist Gina McVey organizes a surprise birthday party to her father John McVey with her boyfriend Stefan Chambers, her brother Daniel McVey and his girlfriend Kate ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Ellis
Stars: Lena Headey, Ulrich Thomsen, Melvil Poupaud
Metro Manila (2013)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital's bustling... See full summary »

Director: Sean Ellis
Stars: Jake Macapagal, John Arcilla, Althea Vega
Musical | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A woman enters a restaurant one morning - only to be met with silence instead of people talking.

Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Stars: Marta Belenguer, Nacho Vigalondo, Antonio Tato
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Nacho Vigalondo exemplifies a plot device by using just a batball and a cow.

Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Stars: Nacho Vigalondo
Documentary | History | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

It is becoming increasingly difficult to protect ourselves from extreme financial volatility. This feature documentary will examine the mechanics behind bubbles and crashes, and discuss trends and visions for the future.

Director: Hans Petter Moland
Stars: Anders Brekke, Olav Arnar Bø, Petros Christodoulou
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Directors: Shane Acker, Mark Andrews, and 8 more credits »
Cashback (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.

Director: Sean Ellis
Stars: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Michelle Ryan
Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Palmer Eldritch, trapped in a prison on Uranus, tries to find a way to escape...but is he really Palmer Eldritch?

Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Stars: Alejandro Tejeria
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Mujer (archive footage)
Johannes Björk
Magnus Börjeson
Thomas Christensson
Malcolm Conrath
Stuart Goodwin
Marcus Haraldson
Trond Høvik
Rolf H. Karlsson
Vincent Lecuyer
Edit

Storyline

This compilation (which also toured cinemas) consists of: - Music for one apartment and six drummer - Cashback - 7:35 de la Mañana - Fast Film - Natan - Alice et moi - Squash - United we stand - Rare Exports Inc. - J'attendrai le suivant

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

| | | |

Language:

| | | |

Release Date:

2 November 2005 (Belgium)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Absolutely the best recent European shorts !
17 May 2006 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

If you love short films (but actually, you don't have to like shorts in particular, you just have to love film), you'll be pleasantly surprised by this compilation.

The compilation contains very different genres of films. From the 'music videos' Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers (2001) (6 guys break into an older couple's house and use the kitchen appliances to make music) and the Oscar nominated 7:35 de la mañana (2003) (an hilarious short in which the people in a bar are taken hostage and forced to sing with the hijacker). If you like more experimental work, Fast Film (2003) is great film in which folded paper and old movie fragments are used. In the Finnish Rare Exports Inc. (2003) we see a 'company presentation film' of an exporter/importer with a very special product.

My personal favorite is however Cashback (2004), a poetic, philosophical tale of what to do if you have a boring job and your mind is wandering of. Nominated for an Oscar, a feature film version is coming out shortly and absolutely brilliant!


22 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?