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Interpreter

Melancholy and humour go hand in hand in this road movie about an 80-year-old interpreter who goes in search of the true story behind the murder of his parents under the Nazi regime.

Please note that this film is in German, Slovak, English and Russian, with Dutch subtitles.
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80-year-old Ali Ungar comes across a book by a former SS officer describing his wartime activities in Slovakia. He realises his parents were executed by him. He sets out to take revenge but finds instead his 70-year-old son, Georg, a retired teacher. Georg who had avoided his father all his life, decides to find out more about him and offers Ali to be his interpreter. The two old men that everything opposes embark on a bittersweet journey to meet surviving witnesses of the wartime tragedy. They discover a country eager to forget its past. They realize their memories are fragments mixed with their imagination and interpretation. They connect in silence and manage to discover their own identity.

Martin Sulik, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, Austria, 2018, 113 min. German, Slovak & English spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Jiri Menzel, Peter Simonischek, Zuzana Maurery, Attila Mokos, Anna Rakovska.
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