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Language: Hilarious Film Title Translations

2020-12-15

This week, I’m taking a look at some German film title translations that, when translating back into English, provide some giggles. Why do film titles get translated? Simply put, money and marketing. While there are linguistic and cultural elements linked to the translation of many film titles, commercial marketing and money-making are naturally the driving force behind it. At least, I think that’s true for modern cinema. However,…