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Dieter Kosslick’s Movie Pick

It was of course fascinating to hear what the director of one of the world’s leading film festivals would choose as his FMOAT. And it was a movie from his childhood: the magnificent 1959 historical epic Ben-Hur. The film won eleven Oscars. But it also contained what might be one of the most famous bloopers of all time: in the legendary chariot race, one of Ben-Hur’s enemies can apparently be seen to be wearing a wrist-watch as he falls from his chariot!


May 20, 2013