OT: Forrest Gump (was Re: Tasratal: sketch: connectives)
|From:||Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 30, 2001, 5:08|
On Monday, October 29, 2001, at 02:57 , Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> En réponse à Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>:
>> On Monday, October 22, 2001, at 02:09 , Christophe Grandsire wrote:
>> Pardonnez-moi pour la réponse tardie (? je ne me souviens pas le mot
>> certamment). J'avais trop de travail...
> Je comprends tout à fait (it's "tardive", you just forgot the 'v' :) ).
>Ah! Merci beaucoup.
>> Completely off-topic, my French class in high school found the French
>> pronunciation of "Gump" in Forrest Gump highly amusing (we watched part
>> a French-dubbed version with English subtitles, and naturally I am
>> to confess that other than the two French girls in the class--one a
>> Parisienne--we were all reading the subtitles frantically).
> You watch a French-dubbed American movie with English subtitles in French
> classes?!!! Don't we have enough French movies out there? (not that
> Gump is a bad choice, it's actually quite a good movie) Talk about self-
> centrism... (don't take it for you Yoon Ha, I know you're not that kind of
> people. And you probably didn't choose the movie either. But if French
> were using English-dubbed French movies for their English classes,
> would jump on their head complaining how self-centered they are. Well, in
> a way
> we sometimes do that, but it's not our fault. See "True Lies", "Three Men
> and a
> Baby", "Sommersby", "Cousins", "Nine Months", "The Birdcage", etc...)
>Yeah, one of the other ones we saw was Babe? (something to do with a
talking pig and stuff). We did see Jésus de Montréal (or somewhere in
Canada--apologies, it's been a long time) which I believe was French all
the way, and I liked it very much. Also the beginning of the Birdcage,
but since we didn't finish it I only have a hazy recollection.
Now in Japanese at Cornell my friends got to watch Maison Ikkoku, which is
an anime...<sigh> Lucky.
> C'était plutôt pas mal, tu n'as pas à t'en faire !
Yoon Ha Lee [email@example.com]
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