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the best in world cinema


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08:00 Jul 6, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: the best in world cinema
To put on posters in my cinema to advertise our wide range of films from around the world that we show
Louise Scutts

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naシネマ界 最上  OR シネマ界史上 最高Kei
Philip Soldini



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Literally, #1 in the world in international cinema.

Philip Soldini
Local time: 05:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 day10 hrs
シネマ界 最上  OR シネマ界史上 最高

The first suggestion:
Shinema-Kai Saijou

This phrase is often used to advertise films. The first word, Shinema-Kai (シネマ界), is a literal translation of the World of Cinema or the field of Cinema.
The second word, Saijou (最上), means the best/ the finest/ the highest in quality.

The second suggestion:
Shinema-Kai Shijou Saikou
This phrase is also very familiar to Japanese audience, and has added enthusiasm. The first word, Shinema-Kai, is the same with the above explanation.
The second word, Shijou(史上), means "in history" (i.e., going down in history).
The third word, Saikou (最高), also means the best/ the finest/ the highest in quality. We use Saikou instead of Saijou, becasue when Shijou is placed in front of Saijou it sounds too redundant (i.e, "Shijou Saijou).

I recommend the second suggestion. My personal preference.

Good luck with your film!

    A native Japanese
United States
Local time: 13:23
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