The late-middle aged son of a Nazi officer embarks on a road trip with his translator, an older Jewish Slovakian man who believes the officer murdered his family. Beautifully filmed in the countryside and small villages of Slovakia, The Interpreter builds suspense while exploring a most unlikely friendship. Program will be introduced by Colby College professor Rory Bradley.
“A gentle dramedy” Variety
Drama / Dir: Martin Šulík / 2018 / Slovakia/ German, Slovakian w/ Eng ST / 114 min
Haifa Intl Festival, Jerusalem FF, Trieste, FF, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
This program is made possible by the Bernard Osher Foundation, the Lunder Foundation, and the Sam L. Cohen Foundation.