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The Miracle of the Little Prince

Foreign/Documentary

Not Rated

Box Office: $0.0M

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UPC: 850003924427
12/03/2019 Not Available

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Product Details

PRINCIPAL CAST

Marjoleine Boonstra

DIRECTOR

Marjoleine Boonstra

SYNOPSIS

The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's celebrated philosophical children's book about friendship, love and respect, is one of the world's most widely translated literary works. In The Miracle of the Little Prince, Marjoleine Boonstra visits the people who have translated this little masterpiece from French into Tibetan, Tamazight (North Africa), Sámi (northern Finland and Scandinavia) and Nawat (El Salvador). All of these languages are under threat.


Passionately enthusiastic language researchers, teachers and translators talk about how the observations of an alien prince on earth are interpreted in their own culture. They also recall the first time they read the book, and, naturally enough, discuss the linguistic challenges they faced—how do you translate ''water faucet'' if there's no such term in your world? This original approach and the exquisite, calm cinematography allow for the telling of personal stories that are as bizarre, human and painful as the experiences of the titular prince. It's a film that inspires wonder—a testimony to the imagination and the solace and liberation it offers.

GENRE

Foreign/Documentary

RATING

Not Rated

RUN TIME

89 Minutes

STUDIO

Film Movement