PPP

English translation: extreme close-up

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Italian term or phrase:PPP (primissimo piano)
English translation:extreme close-up
Entered by: Katia De Gennar

10:50 Feb 28, 2012
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Italian term or phrase: PPP
In PPP (in primissimo piano)............
Si tratta di una sceneggiatura.
silviabart
Italy
Local time: 00:51
extreme close-up
Explanation:
non sono un'esperta ma vedi qui:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close-up
Extreme Close Up ("ECU" or "XCU"): The shot is so tight that only a detail of the subject, such as someone's eyes, can be seen.
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Katia De Gennar
Italy
Local time: 00:51
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Grazie!
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extreme close-up


Explanation:
non sono un'esperta ma vedi qui:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close-up
Extreme Close Up ("ECU" or "XCU"): The shot is so tight that only a detail of the subject, such as someone's eyes, can be seen.

Katia De Gennar
Italy
Local time: 00:51
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Grazie!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Catherine Bolton: Yes. I have the Hoepli "Dizionario dei Termini Cinematografici" (Italian-English), which says "primissimo piano, abbreviato PPP". FWIW, it uses "very close up" for the English, but I'd go with Katia's extreme close-up.
36 mins

agree  Jim Tucker (X): yes, XCU or ECU
2 hrs
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