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Foreign Cinema

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  1. Choose four players.
  2. Two will be the actors in the foreign movies. They speak in a gibberish that sounds like whatever language they choose.
  3. The other two players play the translators.
  4. Ask for a location for the film scene.
  5. The actors create a scene in that location, talking in the fake language and using body movements to help express what they’re saying.
  6. The translators translate the gibberish lines into English (or the native language of the players).
  7. Together they build the story. the actors give elements to the translators, and the translators can help steer the action for the actors.

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