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4.1
238 Ratings

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

La rivière du hibou

Directed by Robert Enrico
France, 1962
Short, Adventure, Drama

Synopsis

During the Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks and he begins his escape toward home.

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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Directed by Robert Enrico

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1962 | Winner: Palme d'Or (Short Film)

Academy Awards

1964 | Winner: Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects

BAFTA Awards

1963 | Winner: Best Short Film

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