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iCM Forum Film World Cup - Season 4 - Records and Statistics

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The tournament started on December 1st, 2019. This is how it works:
- Round 1: 32 countries will be divided into 8 groups of 4 countries. #1 and #2 from each group proceed. Each match lasts for 4 weeks. Matches overlap 1.5 weeks.
- Round 2, quarter finals, semi finals and final: Countries compete one on one. Winner proceeds.
- Each match lasts for 2 weeks. Matches overlap 0.5 weeks

There are few restrictions:
- The film must have <1000 checks on iCM.
- The film must be no longer than 3 hours.
- You may only use 1 film per director throughout the entire tournament.

Voters are obliged to watch all four films from a specific group in order to vote by a ranking system (1-4). The countries that end at 1st and 2nd place proceed to the next round. The ranking of the match will be decided using these rules:
- Ranked by lowest average case of a tie between two movies, head-to-head determines the winner (how many people thought A>B and how many thought B>A).
- In case there’s still a tie after the previous rule or there is a tie between three or four movies, most #1-votes determines the winner.
- Still a tie? Fewest #4-votes determines the winner.
- Still a tie? The match will have a 3 day extension (except when the tie is only between #3 and #4).

ROUND 1:
GROUP A: 1. Estonia 70-35, 2. Iran 63-42, 3. England 49-56, 4. Canada 28-77
GROUP B: 1. Senegal 67-20, 2. Italy 42-45, 3. Slovenia 37-50, 4. Taiwan 28-59
GROUP C: 1. Russia 51-33, 2. Cuba 47-37, 3. Iceland 39-45, 4. Albania 31-53
GROUP D: 1. Tajikistan 58-38, 2. Portugal 57-39, 3. Australia 45-51, 4. Hungary 32-64
GROUP E: 1. Georgia 52-23, 2. Mexico 44-31, 3. France 42-33, 4. Czechia 12-63
GROUP F: 1. Poland 61-20, 2. Greece 40-41, 3, Japan 36-45, 4. Brazil 25-56
GROUP G: 1. Germany 60-30, 2. Ukraine 41-49, 3. USA 40-50, 4. Pakistan 39-51
GROUP H: 1. India 75-9, 2. Spain 53-31, 3. Sweden 27-57, 4. China 13-71

ROUND 2:
Poland – Mexico 19-13
Tajikistan – Italy 7-19
Senegal – Greece 11-17
Estonia – Spain 14-12
Georgia – Ukraine 21-5
Germany – Iran 15-10
Russia – Portugal 16-14
India – Cuba 16-8

QUARTERFINALS:
Poland – Georgia 15-12
India – Greece 18-8
Germany – Italy 14-12
Estonia – Russia 13-12 (AET)

SEMIFINALS:
India – Poland 10-17
Germany – Estonia 23-4

FINAL:
Germany - Poland 24-10


Final standings:
01. Image Germany 7-0 136-66
02. Image Poland 6-1 122-79
03. Image India 5-1 119-42
04. Image Estonia 5-1 101-82
05. Image Georgia 4-1 85-43
06. Image Russia 4-1 79-60
07. Image Italy 3-2 73-66
08. Image Greece 3-2 65-70
09. Image Senegal 3-1 78-37
10. Image Tajikistan 3-1 65-57
11. Image Spain 2-2 65-45
12. Image Portugal 2-2 71-55
13. Image Iran 2-2 73-57
14. Image Mexico 2-2 57-50
15. Image Cuba 2-2 55-53
16. Image Ukraine 2-2 46-70
17. Image France 1-2 42-33
18. Image Australia 1-2 45-51
19. Image England 1-2 49-56
20. Image Iceland 1-2 39-45
21. Image USA 1-2 40-50
22. Image Japan 1-2 36-45
23. Image Pakistan 0-3 39-51
24. Image Slovenia 1-2 37-50
25. Image Albania 0-3 31-53
26. Image Hungary 0-3 32-64
27. Image Taiwan 0-3 28-59
28. Image Sweden 1-2 27-57
29. Image Brazil 0-3 25-56
30. Image Canada 0-3 28-77
31. Image Czechia 0-3 12-63
32. Image China 0-3 13-71
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Newly set records:

- Grzeli nateli dgeebi (GEO) and Korczak (POL) were the only films on 0 official lists that beat three opponents, most than any other to do so.

- The largest winning percentage in a group of four was done by India in the R1 of the Season 4 (75-9, 89.29%).

- Out of countries with most possible appearances (4), only Poland and Spain progressed to the second round on each occasion. Australia is the only one which never managed to do so.

- The newest ever film: Dogman (ITA), premiered on May 16, 2018.

- The least-checked film ever at the time of revealed nomination: Kompozim (ALB) (1).

- Kompozim (ALB) is the film of shortest duration (6'50") that was featured.


Decade performance overview (wins vs losses between films from different decades)
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1940s 2-2
1950s 3-5
1960s 12-8
1970s 2-9
1980s 10-10
1990s 8-6
2000s 5-10
2010s 12-4

Updated medal table
GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Poland1113
Japan1012
Italy1001
Germany1001
USA0202
Spain0112
England0011
India0011



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I'm glad China is last this season. Nothing at all against Chinese cinema, just that that particular film was garbage and can't possibly be representative of the quality of their film industry. I missed a few rounds, but Secrets of the Heavenly Book just has to be the worst movie in the bunch.

Can't wait to see all the films in the remaining rounds!
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Remarkably, France is yet to make final 8 after 4 attempts.
10th the highest placement.
Polska lowest placement is 9th.
Placing 26th, Magyarorszag (AKA Hungary) lost its top 15 run.
Romania skipped WC despite being a constant top 20 presence.

Oh yeah Australia and Portugal finally finished in top half or at least thereabouts.
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