Two Soldiers (2003 film)

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Two Soldiers
Directed byAaron Schneider
Produced byBob Ducsay
Kate Miller
Betsy Pollock
Andrew J. Sacks
Aaron Schneider
Written byWilliam Faulkner
Aaron Schneider
StarringJonathan Furr
Ben Allison
Music byAlan Silvestri
CinematographyDavid Boyd
Edited byKelly Matsumoto
Aaron Schneider
Release date
  • 2003 (2003)
Running time
40 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Two Soldiers is a 2003 American short drama film directed by Aaron Schneider with a score by Alan Silvestri.[1][2][3] In 2004, it won an Oscar for Best Short Subject at the 76th Academy Awards.[4] It is based on a 1942 short story by William Faulkner.[5]

Cast[edit]

  • Jonathan Furr - Willie Grier (as Jonathan 'Furrball' Furr)
  • Ben Allison - Pete Grier
  • Ron Perlman - Colonel McKellog
  • David Andrews - Lieutenant Hogenbeck
  • Mike Pniewski - Sheriff Foote
  • Deacon Dawson - Mr. Grossnickel
  • Joanne Pankow - Mrs. Habersham
  • Danny Vinson - Pap Grier
  • Suellen Yates- Maw Grier
  • David Hall - Private
  • D. H. Johnson - Colonel's Driver
  • Al Wiggins - Man on the Bus
  • Allan Hamilton - Bus Driver
  • Warren Hendon - Old Man Killegrew (as Warren Jack Hendon)
  • Nancy Saunders - Old Lady Killegrew
  • Lorenzo Meachum - Blues Guitarist
  • Lisa Boston - Woman on Street

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 76th Academy Awards (2004) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  2. ^ "New York Times: Two Soldiers". NY Times. Retrieved May 25, 2008.
  3. ^ Interview with Alan Silvestri at
  4. ^ Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller present Short Film Oscars® in 2004-YouTube
  5. ^ Two Soldiers (2003)-PopMatters

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