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World Cup, Season 4, Match Final: Germany vs Poland (Dec 1st)

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This is match Final of the fourth season of iCM Forum's Film World Cup.

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GermanyDie BrückeThe Bridge1959klaus78linklink
PolandCzlowiek na torzeMan on the Tracks1957sebbylinklink

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We start with 32 films from 32 countries. Each country has a manager who determines which movie will be watched. In the first round the countries are divided into 8 groups of 4. From each group the countries that end up at #1 and #2 proceed to the next round. In the 2nd round the 16 remaining countries will be divided into 8 matches of 2. The managers pick a new movie. The winner of each match proceeds to the next round. This continues till the final.
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1. Czlowiek na torze 7/10
2. Die Brücke 7/10
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1 Czlowiek na torze - 8/10

2 Die Brücke - 7/10
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oof Polska with the far more obscure movie. can pull an upset?
I've seen neither!
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1. Czlowiek na torze (Poland)
2. Die Brücke (Germany)
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Armoreska wrote: November 17th, 2020, 10:57 pm oof Polska with the far more obscure movie. can pull an upset?
I've seen neither!
I have pumped my railroad man full of dangerous amounts of testosterone and energy drinks. He's ready for a scrap.
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1. Die Brücke (Germany) 8/10
2. Czlowiek na torze (Poland) 8/10
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1. Die Brücke - 8,5
2. Czlowiek na torze - 7,5
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1. Die Brücke
2. Czlowiek na torze

I didn't really click with any of the movies. The battle scenes in Die Brücke were nice though, I'll give Germany the edge
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1. Die Brücke 7/10
2. Czlowiek na torze 5/10

I enjoyed Die Brücke. Czlowiek na torze is somewhere between a 5/10 and 6/10 for me but I'll round down because the movie was just okay.
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Image Die Brücke: 4
Image Czlowiek na torze: 3
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01 - Die Brücke

02 - Czlowiek na torze
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:1st_place_medal: Czlowiek Na Torze 8+ :trophy: :medal_sports: :medal_military:
:2nd_place_medal: Die Brucke 8- :bouquet:

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1 Człowiek na torze
2 Die Brücke
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1. Czlowiek na torze [Man on the Tracks] 9/10
2. Die Brücke [The Bridge] 8/10
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Amazing match to end this season!!

1. Die Brücke 9/10
2. Człowiek na torze 9/10
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1. Człowiek na torze 7
2. Die Brücke 6+
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joachimt wrote: November 22nd, 2020, 7:57 am Amazing match to end this season!!
And it looks like a fairly even match as well. I thought Die Brücke would win easy.
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Close match indeed!

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Dont worry, by the end of the war, the Soviets will rush Deutschland.
Unless this is alternate reality.
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Armoreska wrote: November 22nd, 2020, 12:32 pm Dont worry, by the end of the war, the Soviets will rush Deutschland.
Unless this is alternate reality.
That train won't arrive, panie konduktorze. :cowbow:

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Armoreska wrote: November 22nd, 2020, 12:32 pm Dont worry, by the end of the war, the Soviets will rush Deutschland.
Unless this is alternate reality.
Aren't Russia overthrown by Estonia?
This should whether Poland will be occupied by the Germans again.
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1. Czlowiek na torze
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1. Die Brücke 8/10
2. Człowiek na torze 7.5/10
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zhangalan wrote: November 22nd, 2020, 2:02 pm
Armoreska wrote: November 22nd, 2020, 12:32 pm Dont worry, by the end of the war, the Soviets will rush Deutschland.
Unless this is alternate reality.
Aren't Russia overthrown by Estonia?
This should whether Poland will be occupied by the Germans again.
Estonia must have collaborated with the powerful Nazis. Match ended before Stalingrad.
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1. Die Brücke / The Bridge
2. Czlowiek na torze / Man on the Tracks

Already looking forward to Season 5 in which I plan to participate more actively. :party:
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Late Russian onslaught coming any minute now to save Polska from the scourge.
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sol wrote: November 28th, 2020, 2:51 am
Already looking forward to Season 5 in which I plan to participate more actively. :party:
I'm already eager for it. I only have 1 movie to watch and I had a perfect attendance and a quarter final finish in this my first season participating. I have had a ball and am disappointed we will probably have to wait ages again for the next to start.
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Five in a row for Germany.

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1. Die Brücke
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1. Germany - The Bridge
2. Poland - Man on the Tracks

A bit disappointed with Man on the Tracks because Munk's The Passenger is far better than anything directed by Wicki, but still a worthy final. Well played!
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Both excellent movies.

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Poland is receiving the Dominion treatment with one-sided late ballot dumps. SAD!
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It is what it is.
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Dolwphin wrote: November 29th, 2020, 5:50 pm Poland is receiving the Dominion treatment with one-sided late ballot dumps. SAD!
Funny that all these ballots show up late and are only marked for one country. 8 Germany, 0 Poland. Stop the Steal!
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1. Czlowiek na torze 6/10
2. Die Brücke 5/10
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