Don­ald Clarke’s cannes Movie Quiz

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - CINEMA -

1 Name the star (be­low) on this year’s Cannes poster.

2 The open­ing film con­cerns which one­time near neigh­bour of Cannes.

3 Which win­ner of the Palme d’Or is known as Das weiße Band in its own lan­guage?

4 Which ac­tor and di­rec­tor, com­pet­ing in this year’s com­pe­ti­tion, lived across the hall from Al Gore in col­lege?

5 Which vet­eran di­rec­tor, back in the race for the 2014 Palme d’Or, de­scribed cin­ema as “life at 24 frames per sec­ond”.

6 Since the sec­ond World War, the fes­ti­val has only been can­celled once. In what year was it called off due to cer­tain “événe­ments”?

7 Which Bri­tish di­rec­tor this year en­ters the com­pe­ti­tion for a record 12th time?

8 Which broth­ers, should they win this year, will jointly be­come the first two people to grab the Palme d’Or on three oc­ca­sions?

9 What, in Cannes terms, links the Lu­mière broth­ers, Claude De­bussy, An­dré Bazin and Luis Buñuel?

10 Which Palme d’Or win­ner made the most money at the world box of­fice?

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