Daniel asks:
>Can someone point me to a good website that simply lists, by country, all
>the worldwide film releases of 1998.

The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) lists the releases alphabetically
for the year for all countries, and has a limited list of new releases
per country and date of release.

That's the closest I know of.

Shari Rosenblum

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