Le Mozart Des Pickpockets won Best Live Action Short!
I am shocked. I mean, when Forest Gump beat Shawshank, you could at least feel like, “Well, Forest Gump was just too popular.” But in this case, no one knew any of these shorts, so there shouldn’t have been any preconceptions.
There’s really only one explanation: Academy voters really love cute kids. You want to win an Oscar for Best Live Action Short? Get her.