The Interpreter
Character: Silvia Broome
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Written by: Martin Stellman, Brian Ward, David Rayfiel
Produced by: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Kevin Misher
Other cast: Sean Penn, Catherine Keener
Release date: April 22, 2005
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Running time: 2h 8min

Interpreter Silvia Broome is at the United Nations when she overhears what she believes is a plan to assassinate the president of Matobo, Edmond Zuwanie. When she alerts the authorities, Secret Service agents Tobin Keller and Dot Woods are assigned to the case. It's not long before they decide that Silvia herself is a suspect, having formerly been involved with both a guerrilla group in Matobo and the president's chief opponent.


• We’re all being watched
• The truth needs no translation.


• Nicole Kidman cites the South African accent as the hardest to perform convincingly throughout her career.
• Nicole Kidman signed on without having read any script.

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