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The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019: Live Action (2019)

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The nominees for Short Film (Live Action) are: DETAINMENT, FAUVE, MARGUERITE, MOTHER, and SKIN.
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The nominees for Short Film (Live Action) are: DETAINMENT, FAUVE, MARGUERITE, MOTHER, and SKIN.

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