Dub be good to me— Global


Across the world there are people who are literally being John Malkovich. Or Homer Simpson or Paris Hilton. And in their home nations the voices of dubbing artists are more famous than those of their Hollywood counterparts.

Germany, India, Television, dubbing, hollywood, italian

The somewhat inappropriately named The Rebel Nun (“La Novicia Rebelde”) is how Spanish cinema-goers know The Sound of Music; the turgidly titled Having Fun, Very Crazily (“Curtindo a Vida Adoidado”) was what the Portuguese went to see instead of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. When it comes to the movies, there’s always been a lot lost in translation – yet despite that, the dubbing industries in countries such as Germany, Italy, Mexico and India are worth millions and, while they may not be household names, their dubbing stars are very familiar sounds…


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