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Question 1: Girish Kasaravalli, Girish Karnad and ________ led the way for parallel cinema in the Kannada film industry, while Mani Ratnam and Kamal Haasan have done the same for Tamil cinema.
B. V. KaranthK. V. SubbannaKannadigaLingayatism

Question 2: ________ extended the Indian New Wave to Malayalam cinema with his film Swayamvaram in 1972.
ElippathayamNaalu PennungalFace to Face (1984 film)Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Question 3: He pioneered the technique while filming ________ (1956), the second part of The Apu Trilogy.
Satyajit RayCharulataPather PanchaliAparajito

Question 4: [9] The Apu Trilogy, Pyaasa and ________'s Nayagan were also included in Time magazine's "All-TIME" 100 best movies list in 2005.
RojaKannathil MuthamittalBombay (film)Mani Ratnam

Question 5: Some of the most acclaimed Indian filmmakers at the time were from the Malayalam industry, including Adoor Gopalakrishnan, G. Aravindan, ________, T. V. Chandran and Shaji N. Karun.

Question 6: [40] Ray's 1967 script for a film to be called The Alien, which was eventually cancelled, is widely believed to have been the inspiration for ________'s E.T. (1982).
Steven SpielbergJurassic Park (film)Steven Spielberg filmographySchindler's List

Question 7: Similar references to Ray films are found in recent works such as Sacred Evil (2006),[44] the Elements trilogy of Deepa Mehta, and in films of ________.
Breathless (1960 film)Jean-Luc GodardContempt (film)Alphaville (film)

Question 8: [5] Since then, Indian independent films were frequently in competition for the Palme d'Or at the ________ throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, with some of them winning major prizes at the festival.
2002 Cannes Film Festival2004 Cannes Film FestivalCannes Film Festival2007 Cannes Film Festival

Question 9: The Indian New Wave also began around the same time as the ________ and the Japanese New Wave.
François TruffautBreathless (1960 film)Cléo from 5 to 7French New Wave

Question 10: [39] The "youthful ________ dramas that have flooded art houses since the mid-fifties owe a tremendous debt to the Apu trilogy" (1955–1959).
Rite of passageComing of ageAdultAdolescence


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