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The Translator

The Translator

A Feature film by Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf

Produced by Georges Films

Release in France : 13/10/2021


    In 2000, Sami was the Arabic-English translator for the Syrian Olympic team in Sydney, Australia. A slip of the tongue forced him to stay in Australia and live in exile as a political refugee. In 2011, when the Syrian revolution starts and his brother is arrested, Sami risks everything to return to Syria to find him.



    The Translator

    Trailer (French subs)

    Actors (2)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Georges Films

    Foreign production companies :

    Tipimages Films, Artemis Film

    French distribution :

    Alba Films

    Co-productions :

    Arte France Cinéma, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG SSR, Proximus, Ad Vitam

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    Full credits (7)

    Assistant Director :

    Baudouin Du Bois

    Screenwriters :

    Rana Kazkaz, Magali Negroni

    Sound Editor :

    Luc Cuveele

    Costume designer :

    Kay Devanthey

    Original ideas :

    Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf

    Editor :

    Monique Dartonne

    Production Designer :

    Catherine Cosme

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Production language :

    Arabic, English

    Coproducer countries :

    France (70.0%), Switzerland (15.6%), Germany (14.4%)

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Switzerland, Germany)

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    French release :


    Runtime :

    1 h 45 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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