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World Cup, Season 3, Match 1K: Italy vs Brazil vs Switzerland vs Vietnam (Jul 22nd)

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This is match 1K of the third season of iCM Forum's Film World Cup.

CountryOriginal TitleEnglish TitleYearManagerIMDBICM
ItalyC'eravamo tanto amatiWe All Loved Each Other So Much1974toro913linklink
BrazilLavoura ArcaicaTo the Left of the Father2001Gorrolinklink
SwitzerlandReise der HoffnungJourney of Hope1990Nathan Treadwaylinklink
VietnamMùa len trâuThe Buffalo Boy2004Eve-Lang-El-Couplinklink

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C'eravamo tanto amati
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Lavoura Arcaica
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Reise der Hoffnung
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Mùa len trâu
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Voting Rules:
- You must watch all 4 films before you vote.
- To vote, rank the 4 films from most favorite to least favorite. (note: you're ranking the individual films, not the countries)

Voting deadline = Jul 22nd
Countdown till deadline

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 ranking.
- In 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).
Here's a quick summary of how the tournament works
We start with 48 films from 48 countries. Each country has a manager who determines which movie will be watched. In the first round the countries are divided into 12 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 24 remaining countries will be divided into 8 groups of 3. The managers pick a new movie. The winner of each group proceeds to the next round. The final 8 countries compete one-on-one in the quarter finals (with a new movie of course) and so on till the final.
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1. Reise der Hoffnung
2. C'eravamo tanto amati
3. Mùa len trâu
4. Lavoura Arcaica
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1. Lavoura Arcaica
2. Reise der Hoffnung
3. Mùa len trâu
4. C'eravamo tanto amati
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Well.. Here goes nothing! I hope you guys get something out of Reise der Hoffnung!
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1. Reise der Hoffnung 7/10
2. C'eravamo tanto amati 6/10
3. Mùa len trâu 6/10
4. Lavoura Arcaica 5/10
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joachimt on Jun 24 2018, 06:47:16 AM wrote:This is match 1K of the third season of iCM Forum's Film World Cup.
Before coffee kicked in, it took me WAY longer than it should have to realize you weren't claiming this was the 1000th match of the World Cup. :whistling:
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1. Lavoura Arcaica 9/10
2. Reise der Hoffnung 7/10
3. Mùa len trâu 7/10
4. C'eravamo tanto amati 7/10
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1. C'eravamo tanto amati
2. Reise der Hoffnung
3. Mùa len trâu
4. Lavoura Arcaica
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So far everyone has ranked Lavoura Arcaica either 1st or 4th.
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1. Reise der Hoffnung
2. C'eravamo tanto amati
3. Mùa len trâu
4. Lavoura Arcaica
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mjf314 on Jun 29 2018, 12:19:16 AM wrote:So far everyone has ranked Lavoura Arcaica either 1st or 4th.
And Mùa len trâu has only been #3 so far.
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mjf314 on Jun 29 2018, 12:19:16 AM wrote:So far everyone has ranked Lavoura Arcaica either 1st or 4th.
That's the kind of film it is.
I thought it was amazing, myself, but I like all of the others, as well, and would rank them:
Brazil- 9
Italy- 8.5
Vietnam- 8
Switzerland- 7.5
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joachimt on Jun 30 2018, 02:23:10 AM wrote:
mjf314 on Jun 29 2018, 12:19:16 AM wrote:So far everyone has ranked Lavoura Arcaica either 1st or 4th.
And Mùa len trâu has only been #3 so far.
Bet that makes it rank 4th.
What's the story so far? Looks like a serious battle.
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cinewest on Jun 30 2018, 02:34:22 AM wrote:
mjf314 on Jun 29 2018, 12:19:16 AM wrote:So far everyone has ranked Lavoura Arcaica either 1st or 4th.
That's the kind of film it is.
I thought it was amazing, myself, but I like all of the others, as well, and would rank them:
Brazil- 9
Italy- 8.5
Vietnam- 8
Switzerland- 7.5
"would"? Is this a vote?
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Armoreska on Jun 30 2018, 02:42:33 AM wrote:What's the story so far? Looks like a serious battle.
If I count cinewest:

Image Reise der Hoffnung: 1.857 (15-6)
Image C'eravamo tanto amati: 2.429 (11-10)
Image Lavoura Arcaica: 2.714 (9-12)
Image Mùa len trâu: 3 (7-14)
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1. Lavour Arcaica [To the Left of the Father] (2001)
2. Reise der Hoffnung [Journey of Hope] (1990)
3. Mùa len trâu [The Buffalo Boy] (2004)
4. C'eravamo tanto amati [We All Loved Each Other So Much] (1974)
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joachimt on Jun 30 2018, 02:48:49 AM wrote:
cinewest on Jun 30 2018, 02:34:22 AM wrote:
mjf314 on Jun 29 2018, 12:19:16 AM wrote:So far everyone has ranked Lavoura Arcaica either 1st or 4th.
That's the kind of film it is.
I thought it was amazing, myself, but I like all of the others, as well, and would rank them:
Brazil- 9
Italy- 8.5
Vietnam- 8
Switzerland- 7.5
"would"? Is this a vote?
Waiting for an answer......
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@joachimt,

Sure, count it. Like I said, 4 very good films, 3 of which I have in my DVD collection, which i am constantly pruning
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Let's continue the trend of putting Lavoura arcaica at #1 or #4 and Mua len trau at #3.

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2. Reise der Hoffnung
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very strong round!

1. Lavoura arcaica - 8,5
2. C'eravamo tanto amati - 8,5
3. Mùa len trâu - 7,8
4. Reise der Hoffnung - 7,5
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subvert normality!

Mua len trau 7-
C'eravamo tanto amati 7-
Reise der Hoffnung 6
Lavoura Arcaica (archaic tillage) 5+
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As 11th voter Armoreska breaks the trend of Mùa len trâu being #3, but he still keeps up the trend for Lavoura Arcaica.

Image Reise der Hoffnung: 2.182 (20-13)
Image Lavoura Arcaica: 2.364 (18-15)
Image C'eravamo tanto amati: 2.636 (15-18)
Image Mùa len trâu: 2.818 (13-20)

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Image C'eravamo tanto amati: 1
Image Lavoura Arcaica: 6
Image Reise der Hoffnung: 3
Image Mùa len trâu: 1
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Number of #4-votes
Image C'eravamo tanto amati: 4
Image Lavoura Arcaica: 5
Image Reise der Hoffnung: 2
Image Mùa len trâu: 0
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1. Lavoura Arcaica 8/10
2. Reise der Hoffnung 6.5/10
3. Mùa len trâu 6/10
4. C'eravamo tanto amati 6/10
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:lol: Back on track.
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Nathan Treadway on Jul 2 2018, 08:12:04 AM wrote::lol: Back on track.
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Sad to see such a unique film as Lavoira Arcaica getting such poor treatment from those who simply can't appreciate its brilliance.

Adapted from a famous novel in Brazil that mixes "rural gothic" with heart-torn poetry, this film was a passion play for one of Brazil's best cinematographers of the past 30 years.
some of the imagery in this film has remained etched in my memory ever since.
It's definitely not a film for everyone, but it continues to upset me when I see films that contain such vision and artistry end up with a mundane viewer rating because of the polarized responses

Of course, this is often the case when it comes to works of art that venture beyond the familiar norms, and more typical presentations. In fact such a response is in itself fairly typical.

The vietnamese film is also pretty unique and extraordinary, and I wonder if the same folks rating them 5's and 6's treat david Lynch's surreal dreamscapes with the same disparagement.
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1. Reise der Hoffnung
2. C'eravamo tanto amati
3. Mùa len trâu
4. Lavoura Arcaica
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@Renegade,

You might consider changing your moniker....
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My ranking would break the trend for Brazil but I don't want to be the one who do that. Let me see how long it goes. :lol:
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tommy_leazaq on Jul 5 2018, 11:53:19 PM wrote:My ranking would break the trend for Brazil but I don't want to be the one who do that. Let me see how long it goes. :lol:
Maybe try rewatching it to see if your opinion changes?

If you were planning to rank it 2nd, try to rewatch it in ideal viewing conditions.

If you were planning to rank it 3rd, try to get some glare from a window to ruin the movie for you.
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Image Reise der Hoffnung: 25-14
Image Lavoura Arcaica: 21-18
Image C'eravamo tanto amati: 17-22
Image Mùa len trâu: 15-24

16 days left.
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1. Reise der Hoffnung - 7.5/10
2. C'eravamo tanto amati - 7/10
3. Mùa len trâu - 7/10
4. Lavoura Arcaica - 5/10
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Testing, testing, one, two, three...

1. Journey of Hope
2. We All Loved Each Other So Much
3. The Buffalo Boy
4. To the Left of the Father

Edit: Apparently everything works fine. :thumbsup:
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And still Brazil is either #1 or #4.

Image Reise der Hoffnung: 1.933 (31-14)
Image C'eravamo tanto amati: 2.6 (21-24)
Image Lavoura Arcaica: 2.6 (21-24)
Image Mùa len trâu: 2.867 (17-28)

Image C'eravamo tanto amati - Image Lavoura Arcaica: 8 - 7
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img=20,10 doesn't work here. Was there another solution for that yet? Or should I resize all the flags myself?
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Looks like it's turning into quite a battle. :)
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1. Reise der Hoffnung (Switzerland)
2. Lavoura Arcaica (Brazil)
3. Mùa len trâu (Vietnam)
4. C'eravamo tanto amati (Italy)

Thanks to toro913, Gorro, Nathan Treadway, and Eve-Lang-El-Coup for some very good films!
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So burneyfan, as 16th voter, just broke the chain of #1/#4-votes for Brazil. Still Armoreska is the only one not to put Vietnam at #3.
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1. Mùa len trâu (Vietnam) 8/10
2. C'eravamo tanto amati (Italy) 8/10
3. Reise der Hoffnung (Switzerland) 7/10
4. Lavoura Arcaica (Brazil) 6/10
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