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Reasons for difference in translation of Pirates of the Caribbean from Quebec to France?

Apparently, the sub-title The Curse of the Black Pearl was translated as La Malédiction du Black Pearl for France and as Malédiction de la Perle noire in Canada. I'm trying to understand what would ...
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Comment dit-on « movie director » en français?

Est-ce vrai, qu'en français on dit : Réalisateur pour le directeur d'un film et : Metteur en scène pour le directeur d'une pièce de théâtre ? J'ai trouvé ces mots en Babbel, mais je ne ...
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Why are there “doudous” under the sea? — Pourquoi y a-t-il des doudous sous l'ocean ?

In the French lyrics to "Sous l'Ocean" from "La Petite Sirene," we have: Doudou c'est bien mieux, tout le monde est heureux, sous l'ocean. Why would a stuffed animal or a baby blanket be better ...
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Are there any sites dedicated to having French subtitles for French films?

I see a lot of French subs for English shows but finding French subs for French media has been difficult. Does France not provide subs for hard of hearing people? Anyone know of any sites that have ...
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Why “Very Bad Trip” instead of “Gueule de bois”?

Why French have translated the film “The Hangover” as “Very Bad Trip” and not “La gueule de bois”? Since it should be its usual tradition. Why is that so? Is it more common to use the specific term ...
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What movies or TV series can I use to improve my French?

Watching movies or TV series are very helpful in learning a language. What such movies or series (french ones, of course) is recommended for a new learner? This is what I experienced in learning ...