French Cinema Influence and History

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Who are credited with the invention of cinema?

Auguste and Louis Lumière

What is the significance of the film 'Le Voyage dans la Lune'?

It was the first science-fiction film

What was the title of the first film in history?

La Sortie de l'usine Lumière à Lyon

What is the nickname for cinema in French?

Le septième art

Which country's film output is surpassed only by India, the United States, Japan, and China?


How is the cinema industry in France supported?

Through heavy state subsidies and various government initiatives

Which film festival is known as 'The Cannes of Animation Films'?

Le Festival du film d'animation d'Annecy

Which film won the Palme d'Or, the biggest film award in France?

Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Which film features Marion Cotillard, who received the César for Best Actress?

La Môme (la Vie en rose)

Which actor received the César for Best Actor for the film 'The Artist'?

Jean Dujardin

Which film festival is known for horror, sci-fi, and fantasy films?

Le Festival du film fantastique de Gérardmer

Which television group is owned by the Government of France?

France Télévisions

'Un long dimanche de fiançailles' falls under which film genre?


'Les Femmes de l'ombre' and 'Séraphine' belong to which film genre?


Which French actor starred in 'Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis' and 'Supercondriaque'?

Dany Boon

Which famous actor starred in 'Inglorious Bastards' and 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol'?

Léa Seydoux

What significant change in French cuisine occurred after the revolution?

Less systematic use of spices and more use of aromatic herbs

Who played a key role in codifying French Cuisine in the 20th century?

Auguste Escoffier

Which chefs initiated the movement for French Cuisine to be included in the World Cultural Heritage?

Paul Bocuse, Alain Ducasse, Pierre Troisgros, Marc Veyrat, Michel Guérad

What elements significantly influence the cuisine of the north-west of France?

Seafood and fishes, butter, apple, and crème

Which individual had a significant impact on the transformation of gastronomy from chemistry to an art?

Antonin Carême

What is the primary sign of power and social distinction during the Middle Ages in terms of food?

The food table

What does the AOC certification for French food products signify?

The product is produced in a specific geographical area using traditional methods.

Which region of France is known for its cuisine rich in dishes made of bovine and poultry meat, as well as the use of oil, mushrooms, Armagnac, and le Foie Gras?


What is the most famous dish of the Sud-Est region in France?

Bouillabaisse de Marseille

Which region of France is characterized by German influences and is famous for smoked ham, sausages, beer, and Choucroute?


What is the largest producer of citrus fruits, vegetables, fruits, and aromatic herbs in France?

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

In a typical French breakfast, what items are usually consumed?

Croissant and Brioche

What does the AOP label protect in the European Union?

Products fulfilling the AOC criteria in the European Union

'Armagnac & le Foie Gras' are commonly used in the cuisine of which region in France?

'Choucroute' and 'Epoisse'

What does 'Plat Principal' consist of during a typical French meal?

Meat or Fish, may also contain rice, pasta or vegetables.

Explore the influence and significance of French cinema throughout history, including its cultural impact and government support. Learn about the major producers of film and the initiatives introduced to support the industry.

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