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Comments about the soundtrack for The Hunt for Red October (Basil Poledouris)

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Re: English or Russian
• Posted by: Tony   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at 8:36 p.m.
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• In Response to: English or Russian (Jennifer)

> I noticed that at the beginning of the movie those aboard the Red October
> are speaking in Russian. A few moments later they are speaking in English.
> Is this switch for the benefit of the English audience? I don't know if
> this question makes sense but... When I hear the Russians aboard the Red
> October speak in English are they actually speaking in Russian? It does
> not make sense to me that the Russian crew members speak English. I would
> appreciate anyones input.

Yes, the answers have been provided, but what hasn't it what horrible Russian accents they have. I am a Russian linguist, and I can't say there has been a funnier accent than Connery's Conglomeration of Scottish/Irish, English, and Russian!

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • English or Russian  (12173 views)
       Jennifer - Saturday, November 15, 2003, at 9:43 p.m.
    •      Re: English or Russian  (10506 views)    We're Here
         Tony - Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at 8:36 p.m.
    •    Re: English or Russian  (11714 views)
         Dylan Clements - Tuesday, February 17, 2004, at 11:54 p.m.
    •    Re: English or Russian  (10807 views)
         Chris - Thursday, November 27, 2003, at 8:06 a.m.

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