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62 Ratings

PARADISE

Directed by Ishu Patel
Canada, 1984
Animation, Short

Synopsis

Within the crystal chambers of a glittering palace, a magnificent bird performs for its Emperor—its plumage a blaze of color. A blackbird, watching enviously, strives to acquire what he so desperately covets, only to discover that a golden cage cannot vie with the open skies.

Synopsis

Within the crystal chambers of a glittering palace, a magnificent bird performs for its Emperor—its plumage a blaze of color. A blackbird, watching enviously, strives to acquire what he so desperately covets, only to discover that a golden cage cannot vie with the open skies.

ParadiseDirected byIshu Patel

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1985 | 2 wins including: Best Short Film (Silver Berlin Bear)
Academy Awards
1985 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Animated

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