Posted by: Tony <Send E-Mail> Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at 8:36 p.m. IP Address: pcp0010731885pcs.howard01.md.comcast.net
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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!