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"The best film in the Live Action category, Hungary’s Sing" Read the full article here  http://ew.com/…/13/oscars-2017-ranking-the-nominated-shorts/ Which brings us to the last, and best, film in the Live Action category, Hungary’s Sing, which threads the needle between serious and slight. A young girl joins the choir at her new school but is told she’s not good enough and should just lip sync. This sets up a stirring act of rebellion by her fellow pint-size singers.

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"my favorite, (...) a parable of defiance against unjust and corrupt authority." - New York Times Read the full article here -https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/07/movies/oscar-nominated-shorts-2017.html?smid=tw-share Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy’s “Sing,” my favorite in this batch, might be mistaken for a sweet story of the friendship between two Hungarian schoolgirls until the last scene, when it becomes a parable of defiance against unjust and corrupt authority. (Hey, teacher! Leave those kids

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There is a high possibility that in little under a week, the first Hungarian short in over fifty years will find itself on the list of the prestigious Academy Awards - Sing, the excellent 25 minute short about the competitive world of children's choirs that is based on a true story but also stands as a metaphor for the current state of the world, made the cut and was shortlisted as one of the 10

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‘Mindenki’ (English title: Sing) is a less than 25 minutes short film, inspired from a true story that sails through the events that occurred within an award winning choir of a school, in Budapest, Hungary. Director-Writer Kristóf Deák handles a subject that is hard to capture on screen – children. Zsófi is the new girl in class; shy & reserved, but with a deep interest in the school’s famous choir. Dorka Gáspárfalvi plays Zsófi, the girl

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Zsofi (Gasparfalvi Dorka) is a new student at school, and her experience is less than comfortable. The hall monitors hover over class authoritatively. The teacher barely stops to introduce Zsofi. And the teacher of Zsofi’s favorite subject, choir class, pulls her aside and tells her to mime the words instead of sing them. Mindenki is shot crisp. The aesthetic yields a slightly golden twinge to the frame that is warm and inviting. The dolly that

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Kristof Deák’s ‘SING’: A True Story Of Ambition, Rejection And Solidarity, has been shortlisted for a 2017 Academy Award. http://www.thelondontree.com/film-reviews/kristof-deaks-sing-a-true-story-of-ambition-rejection-and-solidarity/ The film tells a true story of an award winning school choir in Budapest, Hungary. It brings into light the silent secrets of what children in a choir have to go through. Starring two bright child actresses Dorka Gáspárfalvi and Dorottya Hais, the director brings their characters together and makes them a force to reckoned with.  Director Kristof Deák

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