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The Interpreter (2005)

4 Ratings: 0.8
A movie directed by Sydney Pollack

Director Sydney Pollack delivers megawatt star power, high gloss, and political passion toThe Interpreter, his first thriller sinceThe Firm. With Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn delivering smooth, understated performances, the film more closely recalls Pollack's … see full wiki

Director: Sydney Pollack
5 reviews about The Interpreter (2005)
review by . December 23, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
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Director Sydney Pollack creates a well-crafted thriller in his film, The Interpreter. Tapping into the global paranoia of a post 9/11 world, the story acts as both a standard political thriller and a rallying call for peace through better communication. The screenplay was written by Charles Randolph, Scott Frank, and Steven Zaillian.             When Silvia Broome, an interpreter for the United Nations, overhears a conversation concerning a plot to kill a …
review by . April 29, 2009
This is the type of movie that you need to see on DVD instead of the theater because it is hard to follow and you may need to re-watch earlier scenes several times to understand everything.     The beginning scene is pretty hard to watch because two guys are slaughtered by some kids. You know that somehow this scene will have a bearing on the movie. The next scene shifts to the UN and Silvia (Nicole Kidman), is working as an interpreter during a session. There is an issue with …
review by . May 28, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
This is the type of movie that you need to see on DVD instead of the theater because it is hard to follow and you may need to re-watch earlier scenes several times to understand everything.    The beginning scene is pretty hard to watch because two guys are slaughtered by some kids. You know that somehow this scene will have a bearing on the movie. The next scene shifts to the UN and Silvia (Nicole Kidman), is working as an interpreter during a session. There is an issue with …
review by . February 26, 2006
"The Interpreter" has an interesting story: an interpreter for the United Nations, played by Nicole Kidman, overhears an assassination plot spoken in a language she and very few other people understand. Sean Penn plays the U.S. Secret Service agent assigned to investigate the interpreter and see if she did hear what she says she did.    "The Interpreter" is Sydney Pollack's first film since 1999's flop "Random Hearts". Pollack's directing is one of the two high points of the …
review by . April 22, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: None.     Cons: Dull plot, lack of chemistry amongst the leads.     The Bottom Line: A dull waste of time and talent.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. In 1945, the leaders of the world formed a charter to create the United Nations in an attempt to prevent conflicts that resulted in the Second World War. Unlike the League of Nations before it, the U.N. as it is often known has endured over …
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