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  • 1. 

    In the 2008 Danish film "Allegro", what type of musician was Zetterstrom?

    • A.

      Guitarist

    • B.

      Drummer

    • C.

      Saxophonist

    • D.

      Pianist

    Correct Answer
    D. Pianist
    Explanation
    In the 2008 Danish film "Allegro", Zetterstrom was portrayed as a pianist. This means that his character in the film played the piano.

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  • 2. 

    In the 2007 French film "Anna M", who did Anna believe she was in love with her?

    • A.

      Her Doctor

    • B.

      Her Landlord

    • C.

      Her Professor

    • D.

      Her Mailman

    Correct Answer
    A. Her Doctor
    Explanation
    In the 2007 French film "Anna M", Anna believed she was in love with her doctor.

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  • 3. 

    In the 2005 South African film "Tsotsi", what did Tsotsi find in the back seat of a stolen car?

    • A.

      A Baby

    • B.

      A Puppy

    • C.

      A Briefcase Full Of Money

    • D.

      A Bag Full Of Diamonds

    Correct Answer
    A. A Baby
    Explanation
    In the 2005 South African film "Tsotsi", Tsotsi finds a baby in the back seat of a stolen car. This discovery becomes a turning point in the story as it leads Tsotsi to confront his own humanity and ultimately change his criminal ways. The presence of the baby forces Tsotsi to confront his own past and the consequences of his actions, ultimately leading to redemption and personal growth.

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  • 4. 

    What was believed to be the cause of Michaela's epilepsy in the 2005 German film "Requiem"?

    • A.

      Depression

    • B.

      Food Poisoning

    • C.

      Possession

    • D.

      Childhood Influenza

    Correct Answer
    C. Possession
    Explanation
    In the 2005 German film "Requiem," the cause of Michaela's epilepsy was believed to be possession. This suggests that the film explores supernatural or spiritual elements as a possible explanation for her condition, rather than attributing it to more conventional causes such as depression, food poisoning, or childhood influenza.

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  • 5. 

    The 2008 French film "Sky Fighters" was an adaptation of which 1986 American film?

    • A.

      Desert Thunder

    • B.

      Top Gun

    • C.

      Starship Troopers

    • D.

      Iron Eagle

    Correct Answer
    B. Top Gun
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Top Gun." "Sky Fighters" is a 2008 French film that was adapted from the 1986 American film "Top Gun."

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  • 6. 

    In the 2007 Mexican film "Bad Habits", what did Matilde believe she had to do to save the world?

    • A.

      Starve Herself

    • B.

      Wander The Desert

    • C.

      Stop Speaking

    • D.

      Never Sleep

    Correct Answer
    A. Starve Herself
    Explanation
    In the 2007 Mexican film "Bad Habits", Matilde believed that she had to starve herself in order to save the world. This suggests that she had a strong belief in the power of sacrifice and self-denial as a means to bring about a positive change or prevent a catastrophe. By depriving herself of food, she may have believed that she was purifying her body and spirit, hoping to achieve some sort of spiritual or metaphysical transformation that would ultimately lead to saving the world.

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  • 7. 

    Who wrote and directed the 1961 film "Yojimbo"?

    • A.

      Toshiro Mifune

    • B.

      Akira Kurosawa

    • C.

      Akira Takarada

    • D.

      Ishiro Honda

    Correct Answer
    B. Akira Kurosawa
    Explanation
    Akira Kurosawa is the correct answer because he is known for both writing and directing the 1961 film "Yojimbo." Kurosawa was a renowned Japanese filmmaker who is considered one of the most important and influential directors in cinema history. He is known for his masterful storytelling, innovative techniques, and his collaborations with actor Toshiro Mifune, who starred in many of his films including "Yojimbo."

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  • 8. 

    The 1961 film "Yojimbo" starred which actor?

    • A.

      Akira Kurosawa

    • B.

      Toshiro Mifune

    • C.

      Momoko Kochi

    • D.

      Akira Takarada

    Correct Answer
    B. Toshiro Mifune
    Explanation
    Toshiro Mifune starred in the 1961 film "Yojimbo".

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  • 9. 

    Akira Kurosawa directed the 1961 film "Yojimbo". What is the English translation of the word Yojimbo?

    • A.

      Gunfighter

    • B.

      Bodyguard

    • C.

      Revenge

    • D.

      Wanderer

    Correct Answer
    B. Bodyguard
    Explanation
    The English translation of the word "Yojimbo" is "Bodyguard". Akira Kurosawa directed the 1961 film "Yojimbo", which revolves around a wandering samurai who becomes a bodyguard for two rival gangs in a small town. The film explores themes of honor, loyalty, and the moral ambiguity of the protagonist's actions as he navigates through the power struggles between the gangs.

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  • 10. 

    What was the profession of Toshiro Mifune's character in the 1961 film "Yojimbo"?

    • A.

      Samurai

    • B.

      Gunfighter

    • C.

      Monk

    • D.

      Executioner

    Correct Answer
    A. Samurai
    Explanation
    In the 1961 film "Yojimbo," Toshiro Mifune's character is a samurai. A samurai is a highly skilled warrior in feudal Japan who follows a strict code of honor and serves a lord. In the film, Mifune's character plays a wandering samurai who becomes involved in a conflict between two rival gangs. He uses his samurai skills and cunning to manipulate the situation to his advantage. The film showcases Mifune's iconic portrayal of a samurai and his mastery of sword fighting.

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  • 11. 

    Who directed the 1937 French film "La Grande Illusion"?

    • A.

      Jean-Paul Gautier

    • B.

      Jean Renoir

    • C.

      Pierre Fresnay

    • D.

      Jean Gabin

    Correct Answer
    B. Jean Renoir
    Explanation
    Jean Renoir directed the 1937 French film "La Grande Illusion".

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  • 12. 

    During what historical period is the 1937 film "La Grande Illusion" set?

    • A.

      The French Revolution

    • B.

      World War I

    • C.

      The American Civil War

    • D.

      The Napoleonic Wars

    Correct Answer
    B. World War I
    Explanation
    "La Grande Illusion" is a 1937 film directed by Jean Renoir. The film is set during World War I and explores the themes of class differences and the futility of war. It follows a group of French soldiers who are captured by the Germans and their attempts to escape. The film is considered a classic of French cinema and is known for its humanistic portrayal of war and its reflection on the social divisions of the time.

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  • 13. 

    The 1937 French film "La Grande Illusion" starred which actor?

    • A.

      Jean Gabin

    • B.

      Jean-Claude Batiste

    • C.

      Jean Renoir

    • D.

      Max Von Sydow

    Correct Answer
    A. Jean Gabin
    Explanation
    "La Grande Illusion" is a 1937 French film, and Jean Gabin is the correct answer because he starred in it. Jean-Claude Batiste, Jean Renoir, and Max Von Sydow are not associated with this film.

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  • 14. 

    Who directed the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria"?

    • A.

      Ingmar Bergman

    • B.

      Jean-Paul Gautier

    • C.

      Federico Fellini

    • D.

      Jean-Luc Godard

    Correct Answer
    C. Federico Fellini
    Explanation
    Federico Fellini directed the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria".

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  • 15. 

    What was the profession of the character Cabiria in the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria"?

    • A.

      Accountant

    • B.

      Singer

    • C.

      Movie Star

    • D.

      Prostitute

    Correct Answer
    D. Prostitute
    Explanation
    In the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria," the character Cabiria was a prostitute. This is evident from the title of the film itself, which suggests that the story revolves around Cabiria and her experiences. Additionally, the profession of a prostitute is often explored in films as a way to delve into the complex emotions, struggles, and societal issues surrounding the character.

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