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Quiz 2020

No14

Foreign Language Films

Answers

Set by Mel Kinsey

 

From the description can you name the film?

1/  Unforgettable  underwater and claustrophobic  epic from Wofgang Peterson: story of that of a U96 submarine whose mission is to  hunt down allied ships.  

Das Boot

2/  One letter title of Costa-Gavras's classic political thriller set in Greece. Z

3/  The only Russian  film to win the Palme d'Or at Cannes, this 1957 film is the story of a wartime romance about two lovers who are seperated  by WWII .

The Cranes are Flying

4/ This sensuous 1993 Vietnamese film that follows the life of  a young girl named Mui.       The Scent of Green Papaya

5/   Robert Bresson's 1959 French drama that tells the story of Michel who is obsesssed with a particular style of stealing    Pickpocket

6/  Czechoslovak masterpiece about the Ayranisation programme a  small town during WWII  and one of the greatest movies made about the holocaust.: the protagonist takes over a Jewish shop of an old woman. The Shop on Main Stree

7/ This 1952 Italian story of the title character who desperately tries to keep his residence against all odds is likely to stay with you forever.  Umberto D

8/ Clue:1957 Hindi film that was India's first entry to the Oscars; the titular character represents India as a nation in the aftermath of independence.  Mother India

9/ 1972 West German adventure film written and directed by Werner Herzog that stars Klaus Kinski stars in the title role of a Spanish soldier who leads a group of conquistadores down the Amazon River in search of El Dorado.     

Aguirre, the Wrath of God

10/ 1987 work of Wim Wenders that is about angels who populate Berlin and listen to the thoughts of humans. One of them falls in love with a trapeze artist and chooses to become human.     Wings of Desire

11/ Audrey Tautao was probably born to play the title role in this 2001 whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre.    Amélie

12/ Kurosawa's 1985 film that is a loose adaptation of King Lear.      Ran

13/ :Fellini's 1957 work that stars his wife and muse Giulietta Masina as a prostitute.

Nights of Cabiria

14/ This 1920 horror classic from Germany tells the story of a titular doctor and his sidekick Cesare in the village of Holstenwall; said to have introduced the twist ending in world cinema.       The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

15/ Game of chess with death - enough said.   The Seventh Seal

16/ This raunchy 2001 Mexican coming-of-age teen flick is about two boys who take a road trip with an older woman.    Y Tu Mamá También

17/ This 1934 work of Leni Riefenstahl is one of the best-known examples of propaganda in film history; shows mass parades and the return of Germany as a great power, with Hitler as the True German Leader.  Triumph of the Will

18/ Beautiful 1966 coming-of-age story about a boy working at a train station in German-occupied Czechoslovakia during WWII, he holds a platonic love for a pretty young conductor.    Closely Watched Trains

19/ This 1928 work of Carl Dreyer is a historic epic about a much-loved French heroine.        The Passion of Joan of Arc

20/ This 1945 all-time great French movie depicts the art scene of the 19th century and was once voted the 'Best French Film Ever' in 1995; also known for its legendary making during the German occupation of the country during WWII.    

 Children of Paradise

 

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