Défi Internet Collège: The English and American Cinema

Défi Internet Collège: The Cinema
 Back to homepage
Question 1
I’m an American actor. I was born in December in Oklahoma, USA. I’m a vegetarian. My parents’ names are Jane and Bill. I have a brother Doug and a sister Julie. I’m extremely rich. Who am I? What’s my birth name? How much did I earn for the film “Spy Game”? What about “Meet Joe Black”?
Question 2
This famous British actor was voted “Sexiest Man of the Century” in 1999 by People Magazine. What’s his name? When and where was he born? He has two small tattoos on his right arm. What do they say? When did he get them? (Be precise!)
Question 3

Listen carefully and write exactly what you hear. Which film does this extract come from?

Pour entendre le son, cliquez ici
Question 4
The original title of this James Bond film was “Tomorrow Never Lies” but there was a problem so it changed to… what?
How many BMW 750’s were destroyed in the making of the film? What’s the number plate of Bond’s BMW 750iL?
Question 5
Whose body is this? When did she start her career? What is special about the French version of her films, and why?
Question 6
Which U.K. film does this photo come from? What’s the name of the actor you can see?
Question 7
Name all the people you can see on this poster. What’s the name of this film? Who directed it?
Question 8
This American film is the story of two boys who become friends: Max and Kevin. A possible summary is “courage comes in all sizes”.
Question 9
Which actor pretends to be a woman, makes dinner, does windows and reads bedtime stories in a 1993 film? Give the names of the characters he plays.
Question 10
a) Complete the beginning of this song. It’s the soundtrack of a famous film about four young friends who go looking for the missing body of a local teenager.
When the …
And the land is …
And the … is the …
No, I won’t …
Just … you …
b) Give the name of the film. It’s also the name of the song.
c) Who’s the singer?

Pour entendre le son, cliquez ici
Question 11
“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” (2001)
“Gladiator” (2000)
“American Beauty” (1999)
“Shakespeare in Love” (1998)
“The Full Monty” (1997)
“The English Patient” (1996)
“Sense and Sensibility” (1995)
“The Usual Suspects” (1995)
“Four Weddings and a Funeral” (1994)
What do these films have in common?
Question 12
Which film does this dialogue come from? Give the director of this film and its genre. Who played Caroline and Marion? When and where does this dialogue take place?

MARION: (to a young female clerk sitting at a desk) Is Mr. Lowery back from lunch?
CAROLINE: He’s lunching with the man who’s buying the Harris Street property. You know, the oil lease man? That’s why he’s late. (noticing Marion’s hand to her forehead) You got a headache?
MARION: Oh, it’ll pass. Headaches are like resolutions – you forget them as soon as they stop hurting.
CAROLINE: Have you got some aspirin?
MARION: (sitting at her desk) No.
CAROLINE: I’ve got something – not aspirin. (takes a plastic bottle of pills from her drawer) My mother’s doctor gave them to me the day of my wedding. Teddy was furious when he found out I’d taken tranquillizers.
MARION: (applying lipstick) Were there any calls?
CAROLINE: Teddy called me; my mother called to see if Teddy called – Oh, your sister called to say she’s going to Tucson to do some buying and she’ll be gone the whole weekend.

Question 13

Which actress played a black girl in a Southern state of America? She had a sister. It’s a very good but very sad film directed by Steven Spielberg. Name the film.

Question 14

What was the full name of Han Solo’s big fairy friend in “Star Wars”?

Question 15
Which film does this extract come from? Who speaks? Give the name of the actor?
Pour entendre le son, cliquez ici
Question 16
In which film invaded by Martians did Pierce Brosnan play Professor Donald Kessler?
Question 17

Who is this actor? When and where was he born? What was the name of the character he played in “Saving Private Ryan” directed by Steven Spielberg?

Question 18
Who said “If you want to understand me, watch my movies”?
Question 19
Which actress starred in a Steven Spielberg film when she was only seven years old? Name the film.
Question 20
Which film does this song come from? Who sings it? Give the name of the actor, and his name in the musical.
Pour entendre le son, cliquez ici