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The Subtle Art of Subtitles

Subtitles have become more common in mainstream movies as filmmakers incorporate multiple languages and foreign films gain popularity. Translating film dialogue into subtitles is tricky, and as older foreign films are released in new DVD editions, this skill is in high demand. NPR's Susan Stone reports.

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