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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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Nick Pitera ... (voice)
Steve Purcell Steve Purcell ... (voice)
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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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G
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Borrowed Time See more »

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Quorum Films See more »
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Color

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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 Oscars (2017) See more »

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Excellent Animated Short
26 February 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Borrowed Time (2015)

**** (out of 4)

A worn-down Sheriff returns to the scene of an event that helped shape who he became as a man.

That's pretty much the only plot you need to know about this wonderful animated movie, which picked up an Oscar-nomination for Best Animation Short. If you're a fan of Westerns or of animation then you'll certainly want to check out this seven-minute picture because it's certainly something special. The animation is excellent as you'd expect but where the film really succeeds is with its story. I'm not going to ruin what happens but it's an excellent drama and really packs an emotional punch. It's rare that I feel this connected to an animation piece but it certainly ranks right up there with the best of Pixar or Disney.


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