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A.k.a.
Forbidden Games
Year
1952
Runtime
86 min.
Director
René Clément
Genres
Drama, War
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
9,109
Checks
2,482
Favs
336
Dislikes
8
Favs/checks
13.5% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
42:1
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  1. ClassicLady's avatar

    ClassicLady

    Such a sweet little girl! I wanted to wrap her in my arms and squeeze her tight. Death and war are never easy for anyone but it's especially hard on the children. This movie taps into their world and shines a light on it. 4 years 7 months ago
  2. tommy_leazaq's avatar

    tommy_leazaq

    Amazing performance by the kids. Almost had teary eyes at the end. Great film.

    Ps: My 1200th check.
    5 years 9 months ago
  3. george4mon's avatar

    george4mon

    i wasn't as keen on this as the rest of you although i nearly cried at the end. 6 years 4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #4 in Venice Film Festival - Golden Lion
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  2. This movie ranks #6 in Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film Nominees
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  3. This movie ranks #6 in Academy Award Best Foreign Pictures
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  4. This movie ranks #7 in BAFTA - Best Film
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  5. This movie ranks #118 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  6. This movie ranks #201 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
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  7. This movie ranks #224 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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  8. This movie ranks #240 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  9. This movie ranks #286 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  10. This movie ranks #303 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  11. This movie ranks #318 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  12. This movie ranks #340 in The Criterion Collection
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  13. This movie ranks #436 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  14. This movie ranks #757 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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