• The Interpreter (2005)

The Interpreter

Release Date: April 22nd, 2005

DVD Release Date: October 4th, 2005

PG-13 |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Interpreter Silvia Broome (Nicole Kidman) is at the United Nations when she overhears what she believes is a plan to assassinate the president of Matobo, Edmond Zuwanie (Earl Cameron). When she alerts the authorities, Secret Service agents Tobin Keller (Sean Penn) and Dot Woods (Catherine Keener) are assigned to the case. It's not long before they decide that Silvia herself is a suspect, having formerly been involved with both a guerrilla group in Matobo and the president's chief opponent.

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen, Yvan Attal, Michael Wright, Earl Cameron, George Harris

Director: Sydney Pollack

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Misher Films, Working Title Films

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Mystery, New York City, Suspenseful, Revenge, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Thrillers don't get much smarter than The Interpreter. show more

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    As beautifully designed, swift and sleek as a classic sports car, throbbing with emotion and intelligence, it's a neat suspense film that's also dramatically and sociologically potent, with two supremely talented stars, Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn, delivering beyond the emotional call of duty. show more

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    The Interpreter bristles with the smart, steadily engrossing tension that marked such 1970s goodies as "All the President's Men," "The Parallax View" and Pollack's own "Three Days of the Condor." show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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