Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Today's Oscar Trivia #15

French Kisses France is the country with the most nominations (36) for Best Foreign Language Film. What 1980 French drama, directed by François Truffaut and starring Catherine Deneuve, received a nod in that category?

The Most Writing Nominations Who has received the most nominations (14) for his writing? (Hint: One nomination came for the 1990 fantasy Alice.)


mister muleboy said...

for those people in the world who may ask "what the fuck was the Mule thinking when he married his musician lady?" I offer this photo.

I have a series of live performances or album-cover photo shoots of that lady wherein she looked remarkably like


That doesn't excuse the mistake, mind you.

Bit it helps explain it.

Mythical Monkey said...

Yes, you had an appalling tendency to think with your ... eyes.

whistlingypsy said...

I hate missing the first part of a conversation; it leaves me with such a feeling of "non-sequiturs." I thought we were discussing THE LAST METRO (not my favorite)and Woody Allen?

Mythical Monkey said...

It is The Last Metro and Woody Allen indeed.

As for missing the first part of the conversation, this one probably started in 1987. "Non-sequiturs" is pretty much what my friendship with Mister Muleboy is all about.

Erik Beck said...

Let's at least give TCM some credit on this one. They at least tried to think of the most obscure Woody nom for the hint.

Mythical Monkey said...

Yeah, Alice was Woody Allen during one of his periodic obscure phases. He's in one right now, apparently, since I'd never even heard of his latest release, You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, until it showed up on DVD this week.