VOICE OVER (2019)

Director: Emily Manthei, Jörn Linnenbröker

Official Selection 2019

VOICE OVER (2019)

A German  syncro-dubber is caught in a battle of the wills with the English-speaking  actor whose voice he replaces.

A noir-ish film scene in Berlin, 1944. Underground resistance  fighter Wolfgang gives a beautiful spy, Juliette, an important document to  take back to Paris. They'll never see each other again, but their mission is  too important to let feelings get in the way. The scene pauses on Wolfgang as  a dubbing director's voice explains, in German, the plot of the movie to the  German voice of Wolgang. But as the German dubber begins to record a new  voice and language for Wolfgang's face, the actor looks into the camera and  upsets the entire process. He changes his rhythm and even dialogue to stop  the dubbing actor from "stealing" his voice. From now on, the  German dubber must work to dodge the English actor's new mannerisms and catch  up to his mouth to earn his place in the movie.

Director: Emily Manthei, Jörn Linnenbröker

Germany

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