The Confession

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Quiet and sincere 9-year-old Sam is worried about making his first confession. His conscience is clear, therefore he cannot hope for any relief from the experience. He and his friend Jacob decide to remedy that situation, but their initially innocent prank turns unexpectedly tragic.

Directed by: Tanel Toom / RED / 25′ / United Kingdom / 2010

Nominated for Oscar® in Live Action Short category, 83rd Academy Awards®
Winner, Best Foreign Film, 37th Student Academy Awards®
Winner, Best International Short Film, Lanzarote Film Festival, Spain
Winner, European film academy prize, Nocicortinfestival, Italy
Winner, Best Student Film, West Chester Film Festival, USA
Winner, Student Jury’s Prize, Les Rencontres Henri Langlois, France
Winner, Best Postgraduate Fiction, Royal Television Society Student Awards, UK
Winner, Best Short Film, Buster Filmfestival, Denmark
Winner, Best Screenplay,Skena Up, Kosovo
Winner, Best Film, Virgin Atlantic passenger vote, 2012
Official Selection, Ashland Film Festival, USA
Official Selection, Fresh Film Fest, Czech Republic
Official Selection, San Sebastian Film Festival, Spain


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