Swiss director Reto Caffi.

Swiss director Reto Caffi.

This Swiss film is such a great example of how effective a short film can be. In fact, it was nominated for an Oscar in 2009 in the live-action short film category.

SUPPLEMENTAL:

  • Here’s a link to a brief synopsis of the film.
  • Trailer Auf der Strecke (On the line) from Reto Caffi on Vimeo.
  • Here’s a link to the full film with subtitles in English from Vimeo. It actually takes you to director Reto Caffi’s page on Vimeo, then you’ll just have to find “Auf der Strecke (On the Line)” in the list. Enjoy!