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Wednesday, 22 February 2012

101:The Artist

I went to the cinema today and saw "Artist". Enjoyed it tremendously and would recommend it. The only trouble is: it is a French film set in the 1920s-1930s about the end of the silent film era. Much of the film was silent, although the voicing was in English. Subtitles were in Russian. Get your head around that!

Here is a trailer for the film:

On the way to the cinema I was amused to see somebody's car about to be towed away to the local pound. It's always funny when it's somebody elses car, but never when it's your own! The Russian word for a tow-away truck is "evacuator".


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  2. Normally the Russians love a good (i.e. bad) voiceover! Surprised they didn't have a flat monotone over the whole film :)