Shoeshine (1987)


During a ride on the Staten Island Ferry, a young Wall Street investment banker and an old shoeshine man begin chatting and discussing their life philosophies.

Director: Tom Abrams.
Writer: Tom Abrams.
Stars: Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, Bruce Altman.

1988 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Film.


Many thanks to Steve for sending me a copy of this short film.

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One Comment

  1. Vidor
    March 19, 2022

    Gotta love the Oscar-nominated shorts. What a treasure trove this website is.

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