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Question for Romanian subtitlers: Where to check if a movie has already been translated?
Thread poster: Bianca Fogarasi
Bianca Fogarasi  Identity Verified

French to Romanian
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Jan 14, 2008

Hi,

I would like to know if there is a site (like www.imdb.com for eg.) where I could check if a movie has already been commercialised & thus subtitled in Romania, so that I can keep the already official translation of the movie's title.

If nobody knows of such a site for Romanian, for French/Italian/Spanish will do as well. I could look there for inspiration.

Thank you!


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Paul Merriam  Identity Verified
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Russian to English
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Another possible option Jan 14, 2008

I would assume that if someone subtitled the film, there would be a desire to sell the subtitled film in Romania and make some money. If so, you should be able to find out the names of the main actors from a site like imdb and then run the names of some of the stars through Google, restricting it to Romanian pages, and see if you find any press releases about the film. I've done this for Polish before. I wouldn't recommend it if you're trying to do intellectual property law, but for many purposes it works.

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Cristina Popescu  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 04:52
English to Romanian
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Cinemagia Jan 14, 2008

Hi, Bianca.
Www.cinemagia.ro is just what you're looking for.


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Bianca Fogarasi  Identity Verified

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Bingo! Jan 14, 2008

That's what I was looking for, Cristina!
Your suggestion, Paul, is neither bad at all.

Thanks to both of you!


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