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Post your favorite film from each of these 5 countries...

Postby Schiz-Ke-Bab » 08 Mar 2017, 18:55

1. Japan
2. Australia
3. Canada
4. France
5. Spain
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Postby Schiz-Ke-Bab » 08 Mar 2017, 18:56

1. Japan - Tampopo (1985)
2. Australia - Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
3. Canada - The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
4. France - Sundays and Cybele (1962)
5. Spain - La teta y la luna (1994)
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Postby algroth » 09 Mar 2017, 01:12

Japan - Kuroi ame (1989)
Australia - Walkabout (1971)
Canada - Crash (1996), perhaps? This one's hard due to the amount of co-productions with USA.
France - The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Spain - Cría cuervos (1976)

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Postby joels344 » 09 Mar 2017, 02:07

1. Japan - The Face of Another (1966)
2. Australia - Mad Max 2 (1981)
3. Canada - Videodrome (1983)
4. France - Week-end (1967)
5. Spain - El espíritu de la colmena (1973)

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Postby toomanyhatz » 09 Mar 2017, 02:07

Off the top of my head:

Japan - Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)
Australia - Walkabout (1971)
Canada - Jesus of Montreal (1989) - This is really hard. There's probably a Canadian movie I like more I'm not thinking of right now.
France - Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) - Or any of a dozen or so others. This is just the first one I thought of.
Spain - Viridiana (1961) - What the hell. For lack of any better ideas, let's double up on Bunuel.
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Re: Post your favorite film from each of these 5 countries...

Postby pcqgod » 09 Mar 2017, 02:56

1. Japan - Gojira
2. Australia - Mad Max
3. Canada - Highway 61
4. France - Pauline a la Plage
5. Spain - Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
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Postby Samoan » 09 Mar 2017, 07:56

1. Japan - :|
2. Australia - Sweetie
3. Canada - The Sweet Hereafter
4. France - Jean de Florette
5. Spain - :|
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Postby Goat Boy » 09 Mar 2017, 08:58

1. Japan – An Autumn Afternoon
2. Australia - Snowtown
3. Canada - Scanners
4. France – Eyes Without A Face
5. Spain – Spirit of the Beehive
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Postby never/ever » 09 Mar 2017, 09:17

1. Japan – Kagemusha
2. Australia - Ten Canoes
3. Canada - Wavelength
4. France – The 400 Blows
5. Spain – the Exterminating Angel
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Postby driftin » 09 Mar 2017, 11:47

Japan - Woman of the Dunes
Australia - Walkabout
Canada - Crash
France - Eyes Without a Face
Spain - Spirit of the Beehive

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Postby Polishgirl » 09 Mar 2017, 12:46

1. Japan - dunno
2. Australia - The Dish
3. Canada - The Cat Came Back
4. France - Etre et Avoir
5. Spain - Volver
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Postby Schiz-Ke-Bab » 09 Mar 2017, 17:49

Thanks for all the interesting replies. 8-)

I had also strongly considered.... "Walkabout', 'Jean de Florette' (How did you like 'Manon of the Spring'?) & 'Spirit of the Beehive'.

I'd never heard of 'Cría cuervos' before, but it sounds like something up my alley. I'll look into that.
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Postby algroth » 10 Mar 2017, 01:54

Schiz-Ke-Bab wrote:I'd never heard of 'Cría cuervos' before, but it sounds like something up my alley. I'll look into that.


Lemme know your thoughts when you see it! :)

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Postby Hightea » 10 Mar 2017, 03:59

1. Japan-Akira
2. Australia- Picnic at Hanging Rock or C Dundee
3. Canada- Canadians make films :P ?Meatballs? :lol:
4. France-Delicatessen or The Triplets of Belleville ( do love Jean de Florette and camille claudel too)
5. Spain - Volver ( could have gone for an earlier Almodóvar film )

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Postby Dayodead » 10 Mar 2017, 04:46

1. Japan- Afterlife (1998)
2. Australia- The Proposition (2005), Kiss or Kill (1997) or The Adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert (1994)
3. Canada- Kissed (1996)
4. France- City of Lost Children (1995)
5. Spain- Volver (2006)

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Postby Jumper K » 10 Mar 2017, 05:22

1. Japan - Ran 1985
2. Australia Breaker Morant 1980
3. Canada Videodrome 1983
4. France Mesrine 2008
5. Spain Espana 1936 1937

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Postby martha » 10 Mar 2017, 07:18

1. Japan - favorites? Howls Moving Castle, Ghost in the Shell (1995), the Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Colorful, Spirited Away, From up on Poppy Hill, Akira, Seven Samurai. Best? Grave of the Fireflies or Ikiru
2. Australia - favorites? the Castle. Sweetie, Mr. Reliable, Dot and the Kangaroo, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Walkabout, Mad Max series, Muriel's Wedding, the Man From Snowy River. Best? The Piano or Gallipoli.
3. Canada - favorites? Why shoot the teacher? The little girl who lives down the lane, Meatballs, Naked Lunch, Scanners, Videodrome, Léolo, the hanging gardens, Jesus of Montreal. Best? Mon oncle Antoine
4. France - favorites? Buffet froid, the Bride Wore Black, Ma Vie en Rose, Chacun cherche son chat, Amélie. Best? 400 blows or Passion of Joan of Arc
5. Spain - favorites? Glup, Pan's Labyrinth, the Good the Bad & the Ugly, Belle Époque, the spirit of the Beehive, el bolo. Best? The exterminating angel
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Postby Neige » 10 Mar 2017, 09:39

1. Japan - Rashomon
2. Australia - Sweetie (dunno, it's the first that came to mind, I also liked Muriel's Wedding and Priscilla a lot)
3. Canada - Leolo
4. France - too many to mention (Carné, Renoir, Vigo, Bunuel, Mall, Tati, Blier, Serreau...), but I'll say Amélie
5. Spain - Pan's Labyrinth
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Postby the masked man » 12 Mar 2017, 10:17

1. Japan - Branded To Kill (1967)
2. Australia - Muriel's Wedding (1994)
3. Canada - Roadkill (1989)
4. France - Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
5. Spain - The Spirit Of The Beehive (1973)

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Postby PresMuffley » 12 Mar 2017, 13:09

1) Japan -- Sanjuro
2) Australia -- Somersault
3) Canada -- The Sweet Hereafter
4) France -- Masculin Féminin
5) Spain -- Death of a Cyclist
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