Thursday, March 20, 2008

How do you say "meh" in French?

According to Yahoo! News, last year's "Persepolis" will be re-released in the States in a new English version (with a cast led by Sean Penn among other who's who of Hollywood liberals).
Because we sure need people getting lazier about subtitles...
Then again, it's good they're doing this so that the film will be viewed by even more people (most of whom need to hear the message about tolerance and freedom Marjane Satrapi delightfully delivers) but it's ironic how a film that deals with cultural shock, is now having one of its best qualities removed in order to be understood better.
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1 comment:

Michael Parsons said...

And they wonder why there is illiteracy in the world