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Re: Help: film title and synopsis

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  • coilinoc
    Thank you to everyone for their suggestions. In the end I proposed Jamie s Kangaroo Confidential to them and they really liked it. It s basically a humorous
    Message 1 of 10 , Jun 12, 2008
      Thank you to everyone for their suggestions.
      In the end I proposed Jamie's "Kangaroo Confidential" to them and they
      really liked it.
      It's basically a humorous look at the inner life of four diehard
      Bohemians fans, so it kind of fits the bill here, I think...
      C.



      --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "grabanrad" <grabanrad@...> wrote:
      >
      > "Kangaroo club"? Just watching "First wifes club".
      >
      >
      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Matej Klimes" <mklimes@> wrote:
      > >
      > > By the time an English-speaking foreigner watches the thing, they will
      > have heard about the kangaroo mascot, plus chances are they will see it
      > in the opening sequence, so I wouldn't worry about the title being
      > confusing.... after all, titles are allowed to be
      > confusing/controversial, especially when the meaning becomes apparent
      > after watching the flick..
      > >
      > > Not being a NS, I'll let you think of a Kangaroo pun, a simple
      > translation along the lines you suggested, but with the hopping animal
      > in it would do, but something more creative will no doubt improve
      > things, turn to the home of the kangaroo for real "roo" jokes and
      > colloquials, as long as they are clear to International audience - I
      > think we have someone from down under here on the list..
      > >
      > > M
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: coilinoc
      > > To: Czechlist@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Monday, June 09, 2008 4:25 PM
      > > Subject: [Czechlist] Help: film title and synopsis
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi there,
      > > I have been asked to do a film synopsis for an upcoming documentary
      > > about Bohemians football club.
      > >
      > > It concerns the following:
      > >
      > > Odstiny duse klokani
      > >
      > > Usmevný zelenobily dokument o rozlicnych podobach osudoveho
      > vztahu k
      > > milence Bohemce. Provazet vás budou tata Holas, herecka Jana,
      > > sofistikovany David, vysmátý zolik Clifton se psem Bohousem,
      > erudovany
      > > sociolog a osetrovatelka klokanu v prazské ZOO. A samozrejme
      > klokan,
      > > jak jste ho jeste nikdy nevideli.
      > >
      > > Thankfully, they are going to let me re-write the synopsis according
      > > to what I feel would be more comprehensible to an English-speaking
      > > audience. Nonetheless, I'm still not sure what to do with the title.
      > > I suppose "Shades of the Soul of Bohemians" might suffice, but I was
      > > wondering if anyone can come up with something snappier (which might
      > > also squeeze in the "kangaroo" element without utterly mystifying
      > > people...)
      > >
      > > MTIA for any suggestions
      > >
      > > Coilin
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
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