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5 French Translations of Movies and Books (That You Would Never Guess!) Posted by on Oct 16, 2017

It can be quite fun to look for English language movies and books that have been translated into French to see how their titles have changed in translation. Often, these translations show us quite a bit about the culture  in question—and, perhaps, how marketing executives target releases to different audiences. Many times, you would never…

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Silence, on tourne!* Posted by on May 24, 2016

« A mes yeux Paris restera le décor d’un roman que personne n’écrira jamais.»** Paris, Julien Green, 1984 Before we get to this week’s post, I wanted to revisit last week. While I included examples like Bonjour / Bonne journée, I forgot to include Bonsoir et Bonne soirée (good evening) . . . and bonne matinée…

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