Movie Fact #805 – March 29th, 2015:

You want to talk about things getting lost in translation? Try to see what happens when a movie title itself can’t be translated. The 2005 film “Hustle & Flow” had the two words “hustle” and “flow” in the title and as concepts of both hustle and flow are unique to African American culture, it turned out to be nearly impossible to find proper translations for international release of the film. This meant the title couldn’t be translated directly. For example, the Russian translation of the title meant “The fuss and the torrent”.

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