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Destiny-Hatima
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Writing & Translation > Editing & Proofreading

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  • Posted: Fri, Mar 09, 2012
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  • Location: United States
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  • Start: Thu, Mar 15, 2012
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You have to revise the English version of the treatment for the movie, already translated from the original story in Italian.

I need a good movie's script translation, you can make a revision and cleaning of the text which I enclose (Us Copyright Office). The text has already been translated by an American professor of languages who teaches English at the University of Rome. The text thus translated, however, is not suitable to be presented to the studios.
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" To be completely blunt, the biggest issue is that the translation is just not solid. It is difficult to read, and feels like many expressions must have been converted fairly literally from the Italian, often choosing rather archaic or obscure words. As a result, the meaning is often hard to decipher and the language has a very unnatural feel. Plus, there are numerous spelling and major syntactical and grammatical errors that need to be cleaned up. I just don't see producers or studios takin...

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Job ID: 29162487
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With three English degrees and two decades of experience in writing and editing, I bring an exacting attention to detail to any task. No matter...
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Bid ID: 29277296  |  Submitted: Mar 15, 2012 07:12 ET 
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