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The Interpreter (14-Apr-2005)

Director: Sydney Pollack

Writers: Martin Stellman; Brian Ward; Charles Randolph; Scott Frank; Steven Zaillian

Music by: James Newton Howard

Producers: Tim Bevan; Eric Fellner; Kevin Misher

Keywords: Thriller, Drama, United Nations

A Secret Service agent endeavors to investigate a United Nations interpreter claiming to have overheard an assassination plot against an African dictator.

United Nations interpreter Silvia Broome, a native of the backwater African republic of Matobo, overhears two men discussing a plot to assassinate Matobo dictator Edmond Zuwanie in an obscure dialect she is capable of understanding late one night. Reporting her findings to United Nations security the next day, Silvia places herself at the center of an explosive international political conspiracy, attracting the attention of a Secret Service agent eager to investigate her background as she works to get to the bottom of a dicey situation with her life possibly hanging in the balance.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Catherine Keener
23-Mar-1959   Maxine in Being John Malkovich
Nicole Kidman
20-Jun-1967   Moulin Rouge
Clyde Kusatsu
13-Sep-1948   Dr. Fushida on Island Son
Sean Penn
17-Aug-1960   Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Michael Wright
30-Apr-1956   Elias Taylor on V


Nicole Kidman   ...   Silvia Broome
Sean Penn   ...   Tobin Keller
Catherine Keener   ...   Dot Woods
Jesper Christensen   ...   Nils Lud
Yvan Attal   ...   Philippe
Michael Wright   ...   Marcus
Earl Cameron   ...   Zuwanie
George Harris   ...   Kuman-Kuman
Tsai Chin   ...   Luan
Clyde Kusatsu   ...   Police Chief Lee Wu
Eric Keenleyside   ...   Rory Robb
Christopher Evan Welch   ...   Jonathan Williams
Hugo Speer   ...   Simon Broome
Maz Jobrani   ...   Mo
David Zayas   ...   Charlie Russell
Yusuf Gatewood   ...   Doug
Curtiss I' Cook   ...   Ajene Xola
Byron Utley   ...   Jean Gamba
Robert Clohessy   ...   FBI Agent King
Terry Serpico   ...   FBI Agent Lewis
David Fonteno   ...   Phillip Ostroff
John Knox   ...   Fred Jameson
Lynne Deragon   ...   American Ambassador Davis
Manuel Mawele   ...   African Boy
Dino Mulima   ...   African Boy
Litto   ...   African Boy
Adrian Martinez   ...   Roland
Francine Roussel   ...   Isobel
Enid Graham   ...   Jenny
Lou Ferguson   ...   Matoban Ambassador
Okwui Okpokwasili   ...   Tour Guide
Vladimir Bibic   ...   G.A. President
Jacques Sebag   ...   French Ambassador
Pietro Gonzales   ...   Chilean Ambassador
Patrick Ssenjovu   ...   Jad Jamal
Michael Patrick McGrath   ...   Jonathan Ferris
Paul De Sousa   ...   Portuguese Janitor
Chris McKinney   ...   Forensic Officer
Martha Elliott   ...   Woman on Bus
Jim Ward   ...   U.N. Security Officer
Trevor Archer   ...   U.N. Security Officer
Ricardo Walker   ...   U.N. Security Officer
Harry O'Reilly   ...   U.N. Security Officer
Kirby Mitchell   ...   U.N. Security Officer
Guy Fortt   ...   U.N. Security Officer
Ramsey Faragallah   ...   Polygraph Technician
John Di Benedetto   ...   Mechanic
Bridget L. Doerksen   ...   Stripper
Ana Maria Lupo   ...   Stripper
Nelson Landrieu   ...   Spanish Speaking Interpreter
Leonid Citer   ...   Russian Interpreter
Satish Joshi   ...   Secretary General
Sophie Traub   ...   Young Silvia
Monty Ashton-Lewis   ...   Young Simon
Pat Kiernan   ...   Himself
Margot Staub   ...   News Reporter
Harry Prichett   ...   News Reporter
Ed Onipede Blunt   ...   News Reporter
Diane Winter   ...   British Airways Ticket Agent


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