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World Cup, Season 3, Match 2F: Poland vs Czechia vs India (Nov 18th)

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Re: World Cup, Season 3, Match 2F: Poland vs Czechia vs India (Nov 18th)

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Post by burneyfan » November 16th, 2018, 5:47 pm

1. Miejsce urodzenia (Poland)
2. Thithi (India)
3. Ruka (Czechia)

Great round; thanks to sebby, Carmel, and tommy!

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Post by sacmersault » November 17th, 2018, 3:18 am

1. Thithi
2. Ruka (Super interesting animation with a big finger to government and artistic opression)
3. Miejsce urodzenia

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Post by Angel Glez » November 17th, 2018, 11:56 am

1. Ruka
2. Thithi
3. Miejsce urodzenia

The latter an obvious source of inspiration for Pokłosie/Aftermath (Władysław Pasikowski, 2012). ;)

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Post by tarr » November 17th, 2018, 12:19 pm

1. Thithi
2. Miejsce urodzenia
3. Ruka

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#45

Post by joachimt » November 17th, 2018, 1:58 pm

Little less than two days left. Although Poland is still clearly in the lead, the gap is getting closer. And India isn't 3rd place anymore.

Image Miejsce urodzenia: 1.741 (34-20)
Image Thithi: 2.111 (24-30)
Image Ruka: 2.148 (23-31)
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Post by weirdboy » November 17th, 2018, 11:18 pm

1. Miejsce urodzenia (Birthplace) - 1992 - Pawel Lozinski
2. Ruka - 1965 - Jirí Trnka
3. Thithi - 2015 - Raam Reddy

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#47

Post by metaller » November 17th, 2018, 11:52 pm

Really good round. I like to see some docus and even a short among the selection. Good stuff, managers. Close between all three films, that all brought very interesting things to the table.

1. Miejsce urodzenia - 7.5
2. Thithi - 7
3. Ruka - 7


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Post by Fergenaprido » November 18th, 2018, 3:40 pm

1. Thithi [Funeral] - 7.8
2. Ruka [The Hand] - 7.8
3. Miejsce urodzenia [Birthplace] - 6.8

Saw Ruka a few years ago, no need to rewatch. Fun entertaining short.

Really liked Thithi, good mix of comedy and drama. Another great example of contemporary Indian cinema.

Birthplace was rather middling to me. Interesting premise, but the short run time and not-so-compelling execution didn't do much for me. It felt so haphazard and casual that it was almost disrespectful to the man and his family and what they had gone through. I feel like his story deserved a better movie. I did find it fascinating how after 50 years people could still be so reticent (mind you, they'd just thrown off the shackles of communism and the Soviet occupation, so I suppose there was still plenty of distrust and uncertainty going around).

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#50

Post by joachimt » November 18th, 2018, 4:54 pm

18 hours left

Image Miejsce urodzenia: 1.774 (38-24)
Image Thithi: 2.065 (29-33)
Image Ruka: 2.161 (26-36)
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Post by hurluberlu » November 18th, 2018, 6:42 pm

Miejsce urodzenia 7-
Ruka 7-
Thithi 6+
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Post by wasabi » November 19th, 2018, 6:51 am

1. Ruka
2. Thithi
3. Miejsce urodzenia
Very good round, and it's really hard to make the decision. Thithi was the only one made me laugh, and I liked their humor in small villages.
I think both Miejsce urodzenia and Shoah were good documentaries of the Holocaust from different perspectives.

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Post by joachimt » November 19th, 2018, 8:32 am

33 votes. 1.5 hours left.
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Post by mjf314 » November 19th, 2018, 9:45 am

1. Ruka
2. Thithi
3. Miejsce urodzenia

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Post by joachimt » November 19th, 2018, 11:03 am

Deadline over. Final rankings:

Image Miejsce urodzenia: 1.824 (40-28)
Image Ruka: 2.088 (31-37)
Image Thithi: 2.088 (31-37)

Image Ruka - Image Thithi: 18 - 16

Poland wins. Congratulations to sebby. Also thanks to Carmel98 and tommy_leazaq for their picks and the 34 people who voted this match.
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Post by Armoreska » November 19th, 2018, 11:31 am

Nice bounce back from the short to leave the only feature film although tied but relegated to last after tie break.
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Post by sebby » November 19th, 2018, 8:41 pm

Shots of zubrowka for all that voted for Poland.

Angry diatribes from my mother about why your race/ethnicity/sexual preferences/etc are ruining the world for those who didn't.

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Post by Gershwin » November 22nd, 2018, 8:11 pm

Oh, so I watched all films in time but forgot to vote. Brilliant.
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Post by joachimt » November 22nd, 2018, 8:48 pm

Gershwin wrote:
November 22nd, 2018, 8:11 pm
Oh, so I watched all films in time but forgot to vote. Brilliant.
The troubles of a young father. Too much on your mind. ;)
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Post by Gershwin » November 23rd, 2018, 10:23 am

joachimt wrote:
November 22nd, 2018, 8:48 pm
Gershwin wrote:
November 22nd, 2018, 8:11 pm
Oh, so I watched all films in time but forgot to vote. Brilliant.
The troubles of a young father. Too much on your mind. ;)
Mostly due to my new job (for half a year, in-company), I think. I have many more responsibilities now, which really costs tons of energy. But I'm enjoying it. :)
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#61

Post by joachimt » November 23rd, 2018, 12:38 pm

arghh.... to = too
So annoying not being able to correct typos once you've been quoted. I hate that. :verymad:
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Post by Gershwin » November 23rd, 2018, 12:42 pm

Fixed it!
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Post by joachimt » November 23rd, 2018, 12:46 pm

Gershwin wrote:
November 23rd, 2018, 12:42 pm
Fixed it!
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Post by Nathan Treadway » November 23rd, 2018, 1:25 pm

Gershwin wrote:
November 22nd, 2018, 8:11 pm
Oh, so I watched all films in time but forgot to vote. Brilliant.
Just curious, what was your vote?

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Post by Gershwin » November 23rd, 2018, 3:31 pm

Similar to the final result: Poland, Czech Republic, India. :)
Rating-wise 9/10, 8.5/10, 7.5/10, something like that. Very good round indeed.
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