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Which film director was a leading figure in the Italian Neorealism movement?
Vittorio De Sica
Italian Neorealist films mostly contend with moral conditions and the difficult economic situation of post-World War II Italy. De Sica's films reflect the changes in the Italian psyche and conditions of everyday life, including oppression, injustice, desperation and poverty. Vittorio De Sica has received the Palme D'Or in Cannes, Golden Bear in Berlin and 3 Academy Awards in Hollywood.
Brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre won the Palme d'Or twice for Rosetta and The Child. What is their last name?
Brothers Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne are a Belgian filmmaking duo. They write, produce and direct their films together.
In which category did Clint Eastwood never win an Academy Award?
he won all of the above
Although Clint Eastwood is a very successful actor, he never won an Academy Award for Best Actor. Out of four that he won, two were for Best Director and another two for Best Picture.
Who directed "Werckmeister Harmonies" (Werckmeister harmóniák), "The Turin Horse" (A torinói ló) and "Satantango"?
He is a Hungarian film director and writer, known for black & white, poetic images. His philosophical sensibility shifts from grim realism to a more metaphysical outlook.
Which important film award did Andrzej Wajda never win?
Silver Bear in Berlin
Oscar Academy Award
Golden Palm in Cannes
Golden Lion in Venice
Andrzej Wajda has won over 15 major international film awards. However, none of his films ever won the Venice Film Festival, but in 1959, "Ashes and Diamonds" was selected by the International Association of critics the best work of the competition.
Who directed the music video for Michael Jackson's song "Bad"?
The full version of the music video for "Bad" was released in August 1987. It was directed by Martin Scorsese and co-starred Wesley Snipes in one of his first appearances. The video, inspired in part by the film West Side Story, shows Jackson and a group of dancers portraying a street gang dancing in a subway station.
How old was the youngest director of a professionally made feature length film?
The youngest director of a professionally made feature length film is Saugat Bista from Nepal, who was aged 7 years and 340 days when Love you baba was released in cinemas on 12 December 2014.
What do Anthony Hopkins, Jay Leno, Guy Ritchie and Pablo Picasso have in common?
Dyslexia is not an intellectual disability, since dyslexia and IQ are not interrelated. It is believed that dyslexia can affect between 5 and 10 percent of a given population.
Which famous director was the co-writer of the "Dogme 95 Manifesto"?
Lars von Trier
"Dogme 95 Manifesto" was created in 1995 by the Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterbe These were rules to create filmmaking based on the traditional values of story, acting, and theme, and excluding the use of elaborate special effects or technology. It was an attempt to take back power for the director as artist, as opposed to the studio.