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Helium by Anders Walter

Helium
Denmark
A terminally ill boy makes a friend with a hospital worker. Through his stories about Helium — a magical fantasy world, the boy regains the joy and happiness of his life and finds a safe haven away from his daily hardships. Written and directed by Anders Walter. The film won the 2014 Oscar for Best Short. Principal cast: Casper Crump, Marijana Jankovic and Pelle Falk Krusbaek.

– Watch a trailer, below.
– Watch an interview with the filmmaker at youtube.com.
– Read interview with the filmmaker at filmshortage.com.
– Visit the film’s Facebook page at facebook.com.
– See the film’s IMDb entry at imdb.com.

Watch a trailer from Helium:

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