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Helium

Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson

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Film Synopsis

A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land called HELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor.

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Academy Awards History

This is the first Academy Award nomination for Anders Walter.

 

This is the fifth Academy Award nomination for Kim Magnusson. He was previously nominated for:

HELMER & SON (2006)

Nominee, Short Film (Live Action)

ELECTION NIGHT (VALGAFTEN) (1998)

Winner, Short Film (Live Action)

WOLFGANG (1997)

Nominee, Short Film (Live Action)

ERNST & LYSET (1996)

Nominee, Short Film (Live Action)

Anders Walter: Wow, this is crazy. I want to thank the Academy. And I want to thank the Short Branch for keeping this category in the show. It’s amazing. It’s an amazing window for new talents to show their film. I want to thank an amazing cast. A fantastic crew who did this film for no money at all, who just showed up and fell in love with this… this film. And I want to thank my family, I want to thank my beautiful wife, Ana, and my beautiful daughter, Clara. And I want to thank two great producers who’s always behind me. One is Tivi Magnusson and the other one is his son, this guy, Kim Magnusson.

Kim Magnusson: I just want to take a quick note and thank everybody who keeps on making the shorts. Our fellow nominees, thank you, congratulations to all. And then I would like to thank my wife, Rebecca, my four kids, and for my mother… this is for you. I know you’re watching at home, sick. So this is for you, Mom.

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Short Film (Live Action)