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West Germany, 1989


The setting is on a floating platform where a group of evenly and carefully placed men live. Each man is aware that the platform is not stable and in order not to fall to their deaths, they maintain a careful balance of weight to prevent the platform from tipping too far and cause them all to fall.

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Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1990 | Winner: Best Short Film, Animated

German Film Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Short Film (Silver)

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