The Shore (film)

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The Shore
The Shore short film poster.png
Film poster
Directed byTerry George
Produced byOorlagh George
Terry George
Written byTerry George
StarringCiarán Hinds
Conleth Hill
Kerry Condon
Maggie Cronin
Music byDavid Holmes
Foy Vance
CinematographyMichael McDonough
Edited byJoe Landauer
Release date
  • June 26, 2011 (2011-06-26) (Palm Springs)
Running time
29 minutes
CountryNorthern Ireland

The Shore is a Northern Irish short film directed by Terry George.[1] The film won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.[2] It was filmed entirely at George's family cottage at Coney Island near Ardglass,[3] County Down, Northern Ireland.[4]

The film follows two boyhood best friends who are reunited after a 25-year division created by a misunderstanding from the days of the Northern Ireland Troubles.


  1. ^ Winners for the 84th Academy Awards | Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  2. ^ Academy Awards 2012 | Road to the Oscars – IMDb
  3. ^ "Belfast man celebrates Oscar win". BBC News. 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  4. ^ "Last chance to return to The Shore". BBC NI News. Retrieved 17 April 2015.

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