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Industry related, examples The dubbing and translation related industry has country specific ramifications; there is competition for the translation rights to American productions; sometimes France dubs for the world, sometimes Quebec does, sometimes each go their own way etc. The majority of English movies distributed in France had their title ...


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Canadian French titles are, I think legally , fully translated, most of the time very literally. Quebec is actually much more protective of French than France itself. I guess being surrounded by English makes you more enclined to protect your language by laws... Some French Canadians out there might provide more insight on the matter I guess.(EDIT: cfr edit ...


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The reason for that is that Quebec is much more protective of the French language so they will always translate everything, even the names. There is a law in Quebec called "loi 101" which aims to protect French language. Among other things, it forces movie titles to be translated. Black Pearl being a "translatable" name I guess it would fall under this ...



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