, a 38-minute film by Ray McKinnon has been nominated in the category of best short film, live action. It tells the story of an ‘eccentric’ accountant brought in to rescue a small farm in the American South, steeped in debt.
According to a review on filmthreat.com ‘the schemes and solutions’ concocted by the accountant are of a ‘frightening nature’, involving a possible murder in order to benefit from an insurance policy.
The winner will be announced at the 2002 Academy Awards ceremony which takes place in Los Angeles on 24 March. All votes for awards in the 24 categories are diligently added up and checked by accountants from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
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