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Run Time: 105 minutes
Nine translators from all corners of the globe are whisked away to a top-secret, secluded, luxury bunker where they are tasked with translating the highly-anticipated last volume of the fastest-selling series in publishing history. But an exhilarating, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for all those involved quickly devolves into a merciless nightmare when the first ten pages of the novel are leaked online—and the film sharpens into an ice cold literary thriller like no other. Sexy, sleek, and seductive, THE TRANSLATORS triumphs as a new and provocative entry into the classic whodunit mystery genre and emerges as a critical look at class, wealth, and unbridled obsession. Featuring an all-star international cast and confidently directed with kinetic style and panache, this scintillating feature grips the audience from beginning to end, taking the viewer on a dark, maze-like path full of twists, turns, and terrifying human encounters. (In English, French, Greek, Mandarin, and Spanish with subtitles) — R.J.T.
Tower City Cinemas
Monday, March 30, 2020 at 4:30 PM ET
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:20 PM ET
Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles
International Narrative Competition
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