Lost in Translation

Friday, August 03, 2007

I was reviewing the "Now Playing" movies on Maktoob when I noticed that the English movie descriptions were nicely written, but the Arabic movie descriptions had a little trouble in translation.

KarKar: Hinawi, father of Karker owns largest supermarket for spare parts, but very Stingy, Karker being courted him to attend the ceremony married, but Karker have shocked to electric causing a flaw in his behavior are placed in a psychiatric hospital and after die Hinnawi calls from one of his relatives that marriage of a daughter of Karkar and the subsequent events in a comedy.

Omar w Salma: Love story between young man, which is linked to many Romantic relationships, but always maintained dosnt be success because of love of change, by meet with Salma everythings, peaceful change of the course of his life and subsequent events.

Taymoor w Shafikha: Taymoor taught at the Police College and have between him and Shafika strong love relationship, and subsequent events and works in Taymoor escorts for prominent figures, at the same time she get a doctorate Shafiqah and designated Minister for the Environment.


Blogger Yazan Ashqar said...

you should get used to that :)

8/03/2007 4:37 PM  
Blogger Ammar said...

it takes the term "Abstract" to a new level! imagine if the same person who wrote that, did the subtitles..you'd really enjoy the movie!

8/04/2007 12:13 AM  
Blogger mm said...

ahahaha. i bet google translation would have done a better job. I wonder what translation engine they used.

8/04/2007 3:13 AM  
Anonymous RG said...

Where can I get the job of English proofreader?

8/04/2007 8:14 AM  

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