Feature - International / European premiere

American Translation

  • Pascal Arnold, Jean-Marc Barr /
  • France /
  • 2011 /
  • 109 mins

Pierre Perrier, Lizzie Brocheré, Jean-Marc Barr

Young love has never been so menacing.

Co-director Jean Marc Barr is probably better known here for his acting work in films such as The Big Blue and his frequent appearances for director Lars Von Trier. In this his fifth film in the director's chair he focusses on young lovers Chris and Aurora whose relationship takes a bizarre twist after one of them is found to have a dark and terrible secret. This fascinating and atmospheric drama is blessed by two excellent central performances.

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  • #1 Kevin Matthews / Saturday 25 June, 2011 / 15:04 GMT

    Not great - http://flickfeast.co.uk/reviews/film-reviews/american-translation-2011/

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