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Historia de un oso (2014)

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An old, lonesome bear tells the story of his life through a mechanical diorama.

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins. See more awards »

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Every day, a melancholy old bear takes a mechanical diorama that he has created out to his street corner. For a coin, passersby can look into the peephole of his invention, which tells the story of a circus bear who longs to escape and return to the family from which he was taken. Written by Jwelch5742

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Talk about oversharing!
4 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

'BEAR STORY': Four Stars (Out of Five)

A beautiful 11 minute Chilean animated short film; about an elderly (lonely) bear, that tells his life story, to others, through a magical mechanical diorama. In this short, a young cub, gets to witness his epic journey. The Oscar nominated short, was directed by Gabriel Osorio Vargas; and it was written by Vargas and Daniel Castro. The animation is breathtaking to watch, and the story is heartbreaking; and yet, it's also beautifully touching (especially at the end). Talk about oversharing though, that's what this short film is all about; and that's what makes it so memorable (and moving). I really enjoyed it.

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