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Borrowed Time (2015)

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A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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An experienced sheriff returns to the location of an accident that changed him forever and left him traumatized. When all the painful memories come flooding back, faced with his mistake once again, he is forced to dig deep down and find the stamina to carry on. Written by Deathstroke01

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Borrowed Time See more »

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Quorum Films See more »
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1.85 : 1
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Co-directors Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj took five years to develop this short film, while keeping up busy schedules. See more »

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Featured in The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Animation (2017) See more »

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Very simple and mildly interesting.
19 February 2017 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

The story is very, very simple…too simple. An older man returns to the place of a tragedy back in the old west and he recalls exactly what happened. He then contemplates killing himself. He nearly does but the sight of an old pocket watch inexplicably saves him. That animation for this film by Andrew Coates and Lou Hamou-Lhadj is probably the best quality about this short film. I am not saying it's extraordinary…in fact it's nice but nothing more. In fact this is my overall feeling….this is not a bad film by any stretch but I am confused why it was nominated. The story needed to be fleshed out more and it all seemed too short and too routine to have been included on this list of best animated shorts.

Of all the nominees this year, it's a rather sub-par lot. Considering how much better "Piper" is than the competition, I would be extremely surprised if "Borrowed Time" took home the Oscar.


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