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Q.204

His book "Making Movies" opens with an anecdote about Akira Kurosawa. He asked Kurosawa about a certain shot in "Ran" (an adaptation of "King Lear") and why it was framed so. Kurosawa replies that if he had moved the camera an inch to the left, a Sony factory would be included, and if he moved to the right, the airport would be seen. Both would be out of place in a period movie.

Which film director, known both for his grasp of technique and his understanding of actors, wrote this book?

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In Jan 2017, Finland became the first country in Europe to officially experiment with this socio-economic concept. Similar experiments are scheduled for many Dutch cities and the Canadian city of Ontario in 2017. In the case of Finland, the figure is 560 Euros a month. What concept?

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