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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
2,776
Favs
370
Dislikes
10
Favs/checks
13.3% (1:8)
Favs/dislikes
37:1
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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. 7 years 5 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.
    8 years 7 months ago
  3. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Masterpiece! Lovely story and children. 9 years 5 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 International Feature Film Nominees
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  3. This movie ranks #6 in Academy Award - Best International Feature Film
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  4. This movie ranks #7 in BAFTA Award - Best Film
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  5. This movie ranks #50 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #118 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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  7. This movie ranks #202 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
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  8. This movie ranks #224 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  9. This movie ranks #242 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  10. This movie ranks #287 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  11. This movie ranks #290 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  12. This movie ranks #318 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  13. This movie ranks #342 in The Criterion Collection
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  14. This movie ranks #440 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  15. This movie ranks #848 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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