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Our powdered French vigilante friend stirred the film buff in me the other day, and somebody commented that all of the films in the list were American. So, here are some of the best from the rest of the world.

All of the titles and filmmakers are famous (well, to a cinephile anyway), so there is no need to go mining through the obscure. Many can also be guessed without knowing the film, so you get an extra point for providing the filmmaker/director. Enjoy!

1. 17/2

2. Tale of Japanese capital

3. Larry from the Mideast

4. Did run

5. "Shoot!"

6. Oddly affectionate medical man

7. Sanguineous royal chair

8. One before the eighth marine mammal

9. Exclamations or sobs, as well as murmurs

10. Last testament's victory

11. Manly/womanly

12. Pursuer, or perhaps a remover of stems?

13. The impressive mirage

14. Crazy Little Peter

15. Nil for behavior

16. Wistfulnhess

17. First of the Month

18. Destroyer, Pan-Lil' Emily-Family

19. Ten Pieces of Firewood

20. "Our iron to you" in Paris

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Our powdered French vigilante friend stirred the film buff in me the other day, and somebody commented that all of the films in the list were American. So, here are some of the best from the rest of the world.

All of the titles and filmmakers are famous (well, to a cinephile anyway), so there is no need to go mining through the obscure. Many can also be guessed without knowing the film, so you get an extra point for providing the filmmaker/director. Enjoy!

1. 17/2

2. Tale of Japanese capital

3. Larry from the Mideast

4. Did run

5. "Shoot!"

6. Oddly affectionate medical man

7. Sanguineous royal chair

8. One before the eighth marine mammal

9. Exclamations or sobs, as well as murmurs

10. Last testament's victory

11. Manly/womanly

12. Pursuer, or perhaps a remover of stems?

13. The impressive mirage

14. Crazy Little Peter

15. Nil for behavior

16. Wistfulnhess

17. First of the Month

18. Destroyer, Pan-Lil' Emily-Family

19. Ten Pieces of Firewood

20. "Our iron to you" in Paris

"powdered French vigilante friend" HA HA HA HA oh..... ha ha ha :lol:

1. 17/2 - 8 ½ (Fellini, I think)

2. Tale of Japanese capital

3. Larry from the Mideast - Lawrence of Arabia

4. Did run - Ran (Kurosawa)

5. "Shoot!"

6. Oddly affectionate medical man - Dr. Strangelove? (Kubrick) (that was on the AFI List)

7. Sanguineous royal chair - Throne of Blood

8. One before the eighth marine mammal - The Seventh Seal (Bergman)

9. Exclamations or sobs, as well as murmurs

10. Last testament's victory

11. Manly/womanly

12. Pursuer, or perhaps a remover of stems?

13. The impressive mirage - The Grand Illusion (renoir)

14. Crazy Little Peter

15. Nil for behavior

16. Wistfulnhess

17. First of the Month

18. Destroyer, Pan-Lil' Emily-Family -EDIT: Unless this is Battleship Potempkin! Yay!

19. Ten Pieces of Firewood

20. "Our iron to you" in Paris

Dang... I'm not seeing any of these yet...

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"powdered French vigilante friend" HA HA HA HA oh..... ha ha ha :lol:

1. 17/2 - 8 ½ (Fellini, I think)

2. Tale of Japanese capital

3. Larry from the Mideast - Lawrence of Arabia

4. Did run - Ran (Kurosawa)

5. "Shoot!"

6. Oddly affectionate medical man - Dr. Strangelove? (Kubrick) (that was on the AFI List)

7. Sanguineous royal chair - Throne of Blood

8. One before the eighth marine mammal - The Seventh Seal (Bergman)

9. Exclamations or sobs, as well as murmurs

10. Last testament's victory

11. Manly/womanly

12. Pursuer, or perhaps a remover of stems?

13. The impressive mirage - The Grand Illusion (renoir)

14. Crazy Little Peter

15. Nil for behavior

16. Wistfulnhess

17. First of the Month

18. Destroyer, Pan-Lil' Emily-Family -EDIT: Unless this is Battleship Potempkin! Yay!

19. Ten Pieces of Firewood

20. "Our iron to you" in Paris

Dang... I'm not seeing any of these yet...

Well done. Let me see... 32 points!

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20. "Our iron to you" in Paris - so I was looking at this, and the French translation is "Notre Fer A Vous" but (here's where the wickedly interesting and amazing puzzle-writing parts come out) another term for Notre is Nos, and another term for Vous is Tu, so it's

"Nosferatu" (Murnau)

FANTASTIC clue! :)

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20. "Our iron to you" in Paris - so I was looking at this, and the French translation is "Notre Fer A Vous" but (here's where the wickedly interesting and amazing puzzle-writing parts come out) another term for Notre is Nos, and another term for Vous is Tu, so it's

"Nosferatu" (Murnau)

FANTASTIC clue! :)

I didn't think anybody would get that one. Well done

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Doh!

Zero for Conduct (that's one I had to look up)

Ah, much better. I couldn't let you off with a "close enough," since you've demolished the rest of my clues!

And if I may ask a question...

Does #16 have a typo, or is the "h" supposed to be there?

Nope. Not a typo.

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Ah, much better. I couldn't let you off with a "close enough," since you've demolished the rest of my clues!

Yes he seems to be destroying everyones clue atm - apart from my music ones nobody can get them as they are british lol :P

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Yes he seems to be destroying everyones clue atm - apart from my music ones nobody can get them as they are british lol :P

Yeah, I gave those my best shot... I just wish someone would sove them so I could look them up and see what they sound like!!

On to the puzzle.

16. wistfulnhess

Dang... that's tough. but I'm guessing since the H is there, that it could be stated as witsful-n-hess...and since there's a Jim Hess Wikipedia page, and the only other Hess I can think of is Rudolf, and I can't associate that to any movies, then I'm going to have to go with the most prominant foreign film I can think of with "and" in the title, that being

"Jules and Jim" (Truffaut) (It's on my netflix queue at the moment)

I doubt that's correct though. And even if it is, the logic isn't

EDIT: Typo

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16. wistfulnhess

Dang... that's tough. but I'm guessing since the H is there, that it could be stated as witsful-n-hess...and since there's a Jim Hess Wikipedia page, and the only other Hess I can think of is Rudolf, and I can't associate that to any movies, then I'm going to have to go with the most prominant foreign film I can think of with "and" in the title, that being

"Jules and Jim" (Truffaut) (It's on my netflix queue at the moment)

I doubt that's correct though. And even if it is, the logic isn't

Er, no.

I'm surprised #5 and #14 have survived this long. Is it time for a hint or two?

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