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American Translation (2011)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  8 June 2011 (France)
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A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris and the beautiful ... See full summary »

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Aurore
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Chris
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Inspector Thomas
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Djedje Apali ...
Inspecteur Malherbe
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William
Benjamin Bollen ...
Jeune garçon
Esteban Carvajal-Alegria ...
Jeune homme étudiant
Laurent Delbecque ...
Nick
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Livreur asiatique (as Frederic Eng)
Ionita Radu Georgescu ...
Vlad
Yamin Gougmar ...
Livreur pizza
Arthur Harel ...
Stephane
Pierre-Yves Kiebbe ...
Mr. Levant
Manon Klein ...
Jeune fille
Arnaud Koller ...
Henri
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A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris and the beautiful Aurore fall instantly and passionately in love but it s not long before their intense connection is consumed by Chris s dark obsession with gay men. Before long, the pair embarks on a violent and sexual journey filled with seduction and destruction of young gay hustlers. Hard-hitting, intensely sexy and wildly controversial, American Translation is a twisted Bonnie and Clyde for a new generation. Written by Anonymous

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Actually not translated
17 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

This movie shows a lot of skin. I'm not telling you this to get you to see this movie (there's plenty of other movies that will fulfill that and might be more interesting than this one), but just in case you don't like the fact or don't want to see that in a movie. Apart from that, this is much more then the skin you are going to see.

The movie is a disturbing drama. A movie that does not care if you like it's main character (I'm almost certain it wants you to hate him), but has an interesting journey to follow. Our main guy acts like he does, because he can. Should the main female character behave differently though? It's a tough movie and it might not be to everyones taste. Can't really recommend it, but if you like weird movies, then try it (I liked it, despite its flaws).


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