Year: 2011 (84th) Academy Awards
Category: Short Film (Live Action)
Film Title: The Shore
Winner: Terry George and Oorlagh George
Presenter: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph
Date & Venue: February 26, 2012; Hollywood & Highland Center
Thanks. This is my daughter, the producer. I want to thank the Academy; now I don't have to wait for her wedding to tell the world how brilliant she is. Our little film was inspired by the people of Northern Ireland, Protestant and Catholic, who after thirty years of war, sat down, negotiated a peace, and proved to the world that the Irish are great talkers. I want to dedicate this to them. And thank you again. Thank you very much.
Mum, this is for you!
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