Attempt this ultimate quiz on movies about real-life tragedies
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With its ability to take us to new places and make us feel a wide variety of emotions, cinema has frequently ventured into the subject of real-life disasters.These films serve as poignant reminders of our common experiences, putting light on history's darkest events while revealing the incredible power that rises from the depths of remorse.
Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List is a horrifying yet deeply emotional portrayal of the Holocaust and the incredible efforts of Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist who saved more than 1,000 Jews from the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps. The film is shot in harsh black and white, confronting the viewer with the Nazi regime's brutality while also showcasing the human ability for compassion and empathy in the face of unspeakable evil.
Juan Antonio Bayona's film The Impossible depicts the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in a realistic and emotionally dramatic manner. The film follows a family on vacation in Thailand as they become engulfed in a horrific natural disaster, their lives forever altered by the forces of nature. The film addresses themes of loss, survival
These films are a tribute to cinema's ability to capture and portray the intricacies of human experience, particularly in the aftermath of real-life disasters. They remind us of the darkness that may exist in the world, as well as our remarkable ability for compassion and love.
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Name the movie about the US plane crash on 11th Sept 2001, after the passengers and crew fought with the hijackers.
Name the movie about a Parsi family searching for their son after the 2002 riots in Gujarat.
Name the film directed by Meghna Gulzar which is based on the 2008 real life double murder in Noida.
In which movie about the terrorist attack in Mumbai 2008 did Farzad Jehani, the owner of the Leopold Cafe, played himself.
Name the movie based on the real life experience of Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell on a mission in Afghanistan.
Two brothers training for 1988 Seoul Olympics Wrestling competitions and a multi millionaire come together in which movie?
Name the movie based on the 2009 hijacking of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates.
Which film was based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal?
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