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Japan: Trailer Twisted in Translation

October 24, 2002 at 11:15 pm by Tehanu  - 

The trailer for TTT has just come out in Japan, and once again Japanese fans are full of dread at the way the subtitles are mis-representing Tolkien and the script as Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens intended it to be understood.
Sam : “Wonder if this is the way Gandalf meant?”
Frodo: “Everything is unpredictable.”
“This is a Zen dialogue, not a translation at all,” exclaims a fan leader….[More]

Posted in Old Main News on October 24, 2002 by

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