Do You Know About World Films?

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  • 1. 

    In what country is the 1997 film "Life is Beautiful" set?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Poland

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    C. Italy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Italy because "Life is Beautiful" is a film directed by Roberto Benigni, an Italian filmmaker, and it is set in Italy during World War II. The film tells the story of a Jewish-Italian man who uses his imagination to protect his son from the horrors of a concentration camp. Italy is the setting for the film and plays a significant role in the narrative.

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  • 2. 

    In what location is the 1997 film "Life is Beautiful" set?

    • A.

      A Factory

    • B.

      A Hospital

    • C.

      A Concentration Camp

    • D.

      A POW Camp

    Correct Answer
    C. A Concentration Camp
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A Concentration Camp. "Life is Beautiful" is a 1997 Italian film directed by Roberto Benigni. The story is set during World War II and revolves around a Jewish Italian man who uses his imagination to protect his son from the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp. The film portrays the resilience and optimism of the human spirit in the face of extreme adversity.

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  • 3. 

    What does Guido tell Giosue the prize is if he wins the game in the 1997 film "Life is Beautiful"?

    • A.

      A Tank

    • B.

      A Bicycle

    • C.

      A Trip

    • D.

      A Puppy

    Correct Answer
    A. A Tank
    Explanation
    In the 1997 film "Life is Beautiful," Guido tells Giosue that the prize for winning the game is a tank.

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  • 4. 

    Norwegian Erik Skjoldbjaerg's "An Enemy of the People" was based on a play of the same name by whom?

    • A.

      Euripides

    • B.

      William Shakespeare

    • C.

      Henrik Ibsen

    • D.

      Arthur Miller

    Correct Answer
    C. Henrik Ibsen
    Explanation
    "An Enemy of the People" is a film directed by Norwegian Erik Skjoldbjaerg. The film is based on a play of the same name, which means that the correct answer must be the playwright who wrote the original play. Among the options given, Henrik Ibsen is the only playwright mentioned. Therefore, Henrik Ibsen is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    The 2005 movie "American Visa" tells the story of a professor trying to escape from what nation?

    • A.

      Peru

    • B.

      Belize

    • C.

      Colombia

    • D.

      Bolivia

    Correct Answer
    D. Bolivia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bolivia. The movie "American Visa" revolves around a professor who is attempting to flee from Bolivia.

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  • 6. 

    What Middle Eastern nation is the setting of Michel Kammoun's 2006 "Falafel"?

    • A.

      Iraq

    • B.

      Israel

    • C.

      Iran

    • D.

      Lebanon

    Correct Answer
    D. Lebanon
    Explanation
    Michel Kammoun's 2006 film "Falafel" is set in Lebanon. This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks about the setting of the film, and Lebanon is one of the options provided.

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  • 7. 

    In 2005's "Crime Novel", where do "Lebanese", "Dandy" and "Ice" attempt to take over the underworld?

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      Paris

    • C.

      Alexandria

    • D.

      Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    A. Rome
    Explanation
    In the 2005's "Crime Novel", the characters "Lebanese", "Dandy" and "Ice" attempt to take over the underworld in Rome.

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  • 8. 

    In what 1980's war did Esteban and Alberto fight in 2005's "Blessed by Fire"?

    • A.

      Afghan Civil War

    • B.

      Iran-Iraq War

    • C.

      Soviet-Afghan War

    • D.

      Falkland Islands War

    Correct Answer
    D. Falkland Islands War
    Explanation
    Esteban and Alberto fought in the Falkland Islands War in 2005's "Blessed by Fire". The Falkland Islands War took place in 1982 between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the disputed Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.

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  • 9. 

    In the 2005 Canadian film "Water", where was Chuyia bound to live for the rest of her life?

    • A.

      A Hospital

    • B.

      An Insane Asylum

    • C.

      An Orphanage

    • D.

      A Home For Widows

    Correct Answer
    D. A Home For Widows
    Explanation
    Chuyia was bound to live in a home for widows for the rest of her life in the film "Water". The film explores the lives of widows in 1938 colonial India, where societal norms and traditions forced widows to live in seclusion and isolation. Chuyia, a child widow, is sent to live in a widows' ashram, where she must adapt to the strict rules and customs of the institution. The film sheds light on the struggles and discrimination faced by widows in that era.

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  • 10. 

    In which 2006 Israeli film did young Israeli Noam find himself dating Palestinian soldier Ashraf?

    • A.

      Live And Become

    • B.

      Late Marriage

    • C.

      The Bubble

    • D.

      Broken Wings

    Correct Answer
    C. The Bubble
    Explanation
    "The Bubble" is the correct answer because it is a 2006 Israeli film that tells the story of Noam, a young Israeli man who falls in love with Ashraf, a Palestinian soldier. The film explores the complexities and challenges of their relationship, highlighting the political and cultural tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.

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  • 11. 

    Which real-life figure was the main character in the 2004 Italian film "In The Light Of The Sun"?

    • A.

      Pino Pugliese

    • B.

      Michelangelo Buonarroti

    • C.

      Federico Fellini

    • D.

      Dante Alighieri

    Correct Answer
    A. Pino Pugliese
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pino Pugliese. Pino Pugliese is the main character in the 2004 Italian film "In The Light Of The Sun".

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  • 12. 

    The 1961 film "Yojimbo" was later remade by Sergio Leone as which spaghetti western?

    • A.

      A Fistful Of Dollars

    • B.

      For A Few Dollars More

    • C.

      Once Upon A Time In The West

    • D.

      The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    Correct Answer
    A. A Fistful Of Dollars
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Fistful of Dollars." "Yojimbo" is a 1961 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa. Sergio Leone, an Italian filmmaker, later remade the film into a spaghetti western titled "A Fistful of Dollars" in 1964. The film starred Clint Eastwood and was a critical and commercial success, launching Eastwood's career as a leading actor and popularizing the spaghetti western genre.

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  • 13. 

    Who wrote the 1937 film "La Grande Illusion with Charles Spaak?

    • A.

      Jean-Luc Godard

    • B.

      Ingmar Bergman

    • C.

      Jean Gabin

    • D.

      Jean Renoir

    Correct Answer
    D. Jean Renoir
    Explanation
    Jean Renoir is the correct answer because he is the director and co-writer of the 1937 film "La Grande Illusion." While Charles Spaak is also credited as a co-writer, Jean Renoir is the primary writer and director of the film. Jean-Luc Godard, Ingmar Bergman, and Jean Gabin are all renowned filmmakers, but they were not involved in the making of "La Grande Illusion."

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  • 14. 

    Bob Fosse remade the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria" into which movie?

    • A.

      All That Jazz

    • B.

      Lenny

    • C.

      Sweet Charity

    • D.

      Cabaret

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweet Charity
    Explanation
    Bob Fosse remade the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria" into the movie "Sweet Charity." "Sweet Charity" is a musical film released in 1969, directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. It is based on the original Italian film "Nights of Cabiria" directed by Federico Fellini. The story revolves around a dance hall hostess named Charity Hope Valentine and her romantic misadventures in New York City. Fosse's adaptation transformed the story into a vibrant musical, showcasing his signature choreography and style.

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  • 15. 

    Who co-wrote the 1972 movie "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie", along with Luis Bunuel?

    • A.

      Jean-Claude Van Damme

    • B.

      Jean-Luc Godard

    • C.

      Jean-Claude Carriere

    • D.

      Jean-Paul Gautier

    Correct Answer
    C. Jean-Claude Carriere
    Explanation
    Jean-Claude Carriere is the correct answer because he co-wrote the 1972 movie "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie" along with Luis Bunuel.

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