Canadian Film MCQs with Answer

Which Canadian filmmaker directed the critically acclaimed film “Incendies” (2010)?
a) Denis Villeneuve
b) Xavier Dolan
c) David Cronenberg
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: a) Denis Villeneuve

Who directed the Canadian mockumentary film “Fubar” (2002)?
a) Guy Maddin
b) Don McKellar
c) Michael Dowse
d) Bruce McDonald
Answer: c) Michael Dowse

The film “The Sweet Hereafter” (1997), based on a novel by Russell Banks, was directed by:
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Denis Villeneuve
Answer: b) Atom Egoyan

Who directed the film “Polytechnique” (2009), which portrays the events of the École Polytechnique massacre?
a) Denis Villeneuve
b) Xavier Dolan
c) David Cronenberg
d) Denis Côté
Answer: a) Denis Villeneuve

The Canadian documentary “Manufactured Landscapes” (2006) focuses on the work of which photographer?
a) Edward Burtynsky
b) Jeff Wall
c) Emily Carr
d) Norval Morrisseau
Answer: a) Edward Burtynsky

Away from Her” (2006), a film about a woman with Alzheimer’s disease, was directed by:
a) Deepa Mehta
b) Mira Nair
c) Sarah Polley
d) Patricia Rozema
Answer: c) Sarah Polley

Who directed the film “Mommy” (2014), a drama about a mother and her troubled son?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Xavier Dolan
c) Denis Villeneuve
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: b) Xavier Dolan

The Barbarian Invasions” (2003), which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, was directed by:
a) Denis Villeneuve
b) David Cronenberg
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Denys Arcand
Answer: d) Denys Arcand

Which Canadian filmmaker directed the sci-fi film “The Fly” (1986)?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Denis Villeneuve
d) Guy Maddin
Answer: a) David Cronenberg

Who directed the animated film “The Triplets of Belleville” (2003), a co-production between France and Canada?
a) Don McKellar
b) Guy Maddin
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Sylvain Chomet
Answer: d) Sylvain Chomet

The film “C.R.A.Z.Y.” (2005), which follows a young man’s journey of self-discovery, was directed by:
a) Denis Villeneuve
b) Jean-Marc Vallée
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: b) Jean-Marc Vallée

Who directed the film “Exotica” (1994), a drama set in a strip club?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Denis Villeneuve
d) Guy Maddin
Answer: b) Atom Egoyan

“Gabrielle” (2013), a film about a young woman with Williams syndrome pursuing her dream of singing, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Denis Villeneuve
c) Louise Archambault
d) Sarah Polley
Answer: c) Louise Archambault

Who directed the film “Bon Cop, Bad Cop” (2006), a bilingual buddy cop comedy?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Erik Canuel
Answer: d) Erik Canuel

The Red Violin” (1998), a film that follows the journey of a musical instrument through history, was directed by:
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) François Girard
d) Guy Maddin
Answer: c) François Girard

Who directed the film “Monsieur Lazhar” (2011), about an Algerian immigrant who becomes a substitute teacher in Montreal?
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Denis Villeneuve
c) Jean-Marc Vallée
d) Philippe Falardeau
Answer: d) Philippe Falardeau

The film “One Week” (2008), in which a man embarks on a motorcycle journey across Canada, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Michael McGowan
d) David Cronenberg
Answer: c) Michael McGowan

Who directed the film “Last Night” (1998), which explores the lives of several characters on the eve of the apocalypse?
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Don McKellar
d) David Cronenberg
Answer: c) Don McKellar

The film “Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner” (2001), set in the Canadian Arctic, was directed by:
a) Denis Villeneuve
b) Zacharias Kunuk
c) Atom Egoyan
d) Guy Maddin
Answer: b) Zacharias Kunuk

Who directed the film “Water” (2005), the third installment of the Elements Trilogy by Deepa Mehta?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Xavier Dolan
c) Denys Arcand
d) Deepa Mehta
Answer: d) Deepa Mehta

“Black Robe” (1991), a film set in 17th-century Canada during interactions between Jesuit missionaries and Indigenous peoples, was directed by:
a) Atom Egoyan
b) David Cronenberg
c) Bruce McDonald
d) Xavier Dolan
Answer: c) Bruce McDonald

Who directed the film “Take This Waltz” (2011), a romantic drama starring Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen?
a) Sarah Polley
b) David Cronenberg
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: a) Sarah Polley

The film “The Decline of the American Empire” (1986) was directed by:
a) Denys Arcand
b) Xavier Dolan
c) Denis Villeneuve
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: a) Denys Arcand

Who directed the film “Café de Flore” (2011), a drama exploring themes of love and reincarnation?
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Denis Villeneuve
c) Jean-Marc Vallée
d) Jean-Marc Vallée
Answer: c) Jean-Marc Vallée

“My Winnipeg” (2007), a documentary exploring the director’s hometown, was made by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Guy Maddin
c) Atom Egoyan
d) David Cronenberg
Answer: b) Guy Maddin

Who directed the film “The Piano” (1993), set in New Zealand but featuring Canadian actors Holly Hunter and Harvey Keitel?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Denys Arcand
d) Jane Campion
Answer: d) Jane Campion

The Canadian animated short film “The Danish Poet” (2006) won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short. Who directed it?
a) Don McKellar
b) Guy Maddin
c) Cordell Barker
d) Torill Kove
Answer: d) Torill Kove

Who directed the film “J’ai tué ma mère” (2009), a semi-autobiographical drama about a strained mother-son relationship?
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Denis Villeneuve
c) Jean-Marc Vallée
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: a) Xavier Dolan

The film “Highway 61” (1991), a Canadian road movie, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) David Cronenberg
c) Bruce McDonald
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: c) Bruce McDonald

Who directed the film “Eastern Promises” (2007), a crime thriller set in London but directed by a Canadian filmmaker?
a) Atom Egoyan
b) David Cronenberg
c) Denys Arcand
d) Jean-Marc Vallée
Answer: b) David Cronenberg

The film “Leolo” (1992), a surrealistic coming-of-age story, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Denys Arcand
d) Jean-Claude Lauzon
Answer: d) Jean-Claude Lauzon

Who directed the film “At Nightfall” (1988), a psychological thriller starring Geneviève Bujold and Michael Ironside?
a) Patricia Rozema
b) Lynne Stopkewich
c) Anne Wheeler
d) David Cronenberg
Answer: a) Patricia Rozema

The Saddest Music in the World” (2003), a musical comedy set in Depression-era Winnipeg, was directed by:
a) Guy Maddin
b) David Cronenberg
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: a) Guy Maddin

Who directed the film “The Reincarnations” (1978), also known as “Meatballs”?
a) Ivan Reitman
b) David Cronenberg
c) Atom Egoyan
d) Xavier Dolan
Answer: a) Ivan Reitman

The film “Heartbeats” (2010), exploring a love triangle, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Denis Villeneuve
c) Jean-Marc Vallée
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: a) Xavier Dolan

Who directed the film “The Sweet Hereafter” (1997), based on a novel by Russell Banks?
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Atom Egoyan
c) David Cronenberg
d) Denis Villeneuve
Answer: b) Atom Egoyan

The Canadian film “My American Cousin” (1985), set in the 1950s, was directed by:
a) Anne Wheeler
b) Patricia Rozema
c) Lynne Stopkewich
d) David Cronenberg
Answer: a) Anne Wheeler

Who directed the film “Les invasions barbares” (2003), the sequel to “The Decline of the American Empire”?
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Denys Arcand
c) Atom Egoyan
d) David Cronenberg
Answer: b) Denys Arcand

The film “eXistenZ” (1999), a sci-fi thriller exploring virtual reality, was directed by:
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Denis Villeneuve
Answer: a) David Cronenberg

Who directed the film “Goin’ Down the Road” (1970), a classic of Canadian cinema?
a) Don Shebib
b) David Cronenberg
c) Atom Egoyan
d) Xavier Dolan
Answer: a) Don Shebib

The film “Crash” (1996), based on the novel by J.G. Ballard, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) David Cronenberg
c) Atom Egoyan
d) Jean-Marc Vallée
Answer: b) David Cronenberg

Who directed the film “The Five Senses” (1999), an exploration of sensory perception?
a) Atom Egoyan
b) Xavier Dolan
c) David Cronenberg
d) Don McKellar
Answer: a) Atom Egoyan

The Canadian documentary “Up the Yangtze” (2007) explores the effects of China’s Three Gorges Dam. Who directed it?
a) Yung Chang
b) Guy Maddin
c) Don McKellar
d) Xavier Dolan
Answer: a) Yung Chang

Who directed the film “The Trotsky” (2009), a comedy about a high school student who believes he’s the reincarnation of Leon Trotsky?
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Atom Egoyan
c) David Cronenberg
d) Jacob Tierney
Answer: d) Jacob Tierney

Les Boys” (1997), a sports comedy centered around a hockey team, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) David Cronenberg
c) Louis Saia
d) Don Shebib
Answer: c) Louis Saia

Who directed the film “The Adjuster” (1991), a drama about an insurance adjuster and his relationships?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Atom Egoyan
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Don McKellar
Answer: b) Atom Egoyan

The Canadian documentary “Stories We Tell” (2012), exploring a family’s history, was directed by:
a) Xavier Dolan
b) Sarah Polley
c) David Cronenberg
d) Atom Egoyan
Answer: b) Sarah Polley

Who directed the film “Cosmopolis” (2012), an adaptation of the novel by Don DeLillo?
a) Atom Egoyan
b) David Cronenberg
c) Xavier Dolan
d) Denis Villeneuve
Answer: b) David Cronenberg

The Canadian documentary “Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles” (1998) was directed by:
a) Atom Egoyan
b) Jennifer Baichwal
c) David Cronenberg
d) Jennifer Baichwal
Answer: d) Jennifer Baichwal

Who directed the film “Hard Core Logo” (1996), a mockumentary about a punk rock band’s reunion tour?
a) David Cronenberg
b) Bruce McDonald
c) Guy Maddin
d) Don Shebib
Answer: b) Bruce McDonald

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