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This Slovakian film garnered 13 nominations and 9 wins from all over the world. The Interpreter (2018) tells the story of 80-year-old Ali Ungar finding a book written by a former SS officer describing his wartime activities in Slovakia. Ali discovers this person was responsible for murdering his parents. He tries to take revenge, but instead finds the officer's 70-year-old son, Georg. The son hires Ali, the interpreter, to travel with him to find out more about his father, with whom he never had a close relationship. These opposites travel together to interview eyewitnesses to the slayings, but along the way the very different men find out that they are not so different at all.
This movie was superb, with believable characters that will wrench at your heart. Watch The Interpreter on Hoopla today.
In Slovak, German, and Russian with English subtitles.