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Un Traductor (2018)




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A professor of Russian Literature at the University of Havana is forced to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they're sent to Cuba for medical treatment. Based on a true story.

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Critic Reviews for Un Traductor

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Infused with equal measures of work and domestic drama and a sense of helplessness in his situation, the movie is full of emotional moments, brought to life on the screen by a talented cast.

November 27, 2019 | Full Review…

Siblings Rodrigo and Sebastian Barriuso's first feature feels maudlin and contrived, even though it's based on their own father's experience ...

January 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Flaws notwithstanding, Un Traductor is a sensitive, eye-opening account that could travel widely.

January 19, 2018 | Full Review…

We sympathize with him despite his familial transgressions. Each Russian child's plight is captivating and harrowing. The Barriuso brothers succeed in creating a film that is equally heartbreaking and inspiring.

April 16, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

While the intentions behind "Un Traductor" were admirable, there's just not much to recommend here.

January 20, 2018 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Indeed, the Barriusos make the personal feel just that - sometimes, in the storytelling, in a well-worn fashion, but movingly enough all the same.

January 19, 2018 | Full Review…

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