Donald Clarke’s cannes Movie Quiz
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?