Facts About Battle Royale Movie

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Battle Royale is a controversial and violent parable of adolescence, heightening teenage melodrama with life-or-death stakes. It's a thriller which gained world wide appeal in the 2000's. Have you seen it yet? Take this quiz to test your knowledge on it.


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  • 1. 

    Battle Royale is a _______ Japanese dystopian thriller film directed by Kinji Fukasaku and written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the 1999 novel by Koushun Takami.

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    A. 2000
    Explanation
    Battle Royale is a Japanese dystopian thriller film directed by Kinji Fukasaku and written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the 1999 novel by Koushun Takami. The film was released in the year 2000.

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  • 2. 

    When _______, Noriko and Shuya arrive at the hackers' burning base, Kawada confronts and kills Kiriyama, who had been blinded by an explosion rigged by Mimura as he was killed.

    • A.

      Hansen

    • B.

      Kobashi

    • C.

      Misawa

    • D.

      Kawada

    Correct Answer
    D. Kawada
    Explanation
    When Noriko and Shuya arrive at the hackers' burning base, Kawada confronts and kills Kiriyama, who had been blinded by an explosion rigged by Mimura as he was killed.

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  • 3. 

    Kenta Fukasaku, who wrote the screenplay for both films, completed the film in _______.

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2003

    • D.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    C. 2003
    Explanation
    Kenta Fukasaku, the screenwriter, finished the film in 2003.

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  • 4. 

    Starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda and Takeshi Kitano, the film follows a group of junior high schoolers forced to fight to the death by the _______ government.

    • A.

      Japanese

    • B.

      Chinese

    • C.

      Korean

    • D.

      German

    Correct Answer
    A. Japanese
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Japanese because the question states that the film stars Japanese actors and follows a group of junior high schoolers forced to fight to the death by the government. Therefore, it can be inferred that the film is set in Japan and the government referred to is the Japanese government.

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  • 5. 

    When was this? Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino praised Battle Royale as the best film.

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      2015

    Correct Answer
    C. 2009
    Explanation
    In 2009, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino praised Battle Royale as the best film.

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  • 6. 

    Amid shifting loyalties and violent confrontations, Shuya promises to keep Noriko safe as _______ secretly loved her.

    • A.

      Yoshitoki

    • B.

      Hnasen

    • C.

      Kenta

    • D.

      Kiriyama

    Correct Answer
    A. Yoshitoki
    Explanation
    Shuya promises to keep Noriko safe as Yoshitoki secretly loved her.

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  • 7. 

    When _______ attacks, Shuya entrusts Kawada to protect Noriko and runs as a distraction.

    • A.

      Kiriyama

    • B.

      Yoshitoki

    • C.

      Kenta

    • D.

      Hansen

    Correct Answer
    A. Kiriyama
    Explanation
    In this scenario, when Kiriyama attacks, Shuya decides to entrust Kawada with the task of protecting Noriko while he himself acts as a distraction. This implies that Shuya believes Kawada is capable of ensuring Noriko's safety and diverting Kiriyama's attention away from her. It shows Shuya's trust in Kawada's abilities and his willingness to sacrifice himself for the greater good.

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  • 8. 

    _______ interpreted the interviewer's question as having "a stronger meaning" than "a simple message.

    • A.

      Fukasaku

    • B.

      Yoshitoki

    • C.

      Hnasen

    • D.

      Yokohama

    Correct Answer
    A. Fukasaku
    Explanation
    Fukasaku interpreted the interviewer's question as having "a stronger meaning" than "a simple message".

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  • 9. 

    _______ even refused to sell the film to any United States distributor for a long time, because Toei was worried of potential controversy and lawsuits.

    • A.

      Toei

    • B.

      Yokohama

    • C.

      Yoshitoki

    • D.

      Kiriyima

    Correct Answer
    A. Toei
    Explanation
    Toei is the correct answer because the sentence states that "Toei even refused to sell the film to any United States distributor for a long time." This indicates that Toei, the film company, was hesitant to sell the film due to concerns about controversy and lawsuits.

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  • 10. 

    The first six hours see twelve deaths, four by suicide, and most caused by the desperate, psychotic _______ _______ and psychopathic volunteer Kazuo Kiriyama.

    • A.

      Mitsuko Souma

    • B.

      Kenta Souma

    • C.

      Hama Souma

    • D.

      Mitsuko Hansen

    Correct Answer
    A. Mitsuko Souma
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mitsuko Souma. The explanation for this answer is that Mitsuko Souma is mentioned as one of the possible options in the given question. The question states that the first six hours see twelve deaths, four by suicide, and most caused by the desperate, psychotic Mitsuko Souma and psychopathic volunteer Kazuo Kiriyama. Therefore, Mitsuko Souma is the correct answer.

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