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A high school French teacher gives her class a translation exercise based on a real news story about a terrorist who plants a bomb in the airline luggage of his pregnant girlfriend.
The assignment has a profound effect on one student, Simon, who lives with his uncle. In the course of translating, Simon re-imagines that the news item is his own family's story, with the terrorist standing in for his father.
Years ago, Simon's father crashed the family car, killing both himself and his wife, making Simon an orphan. Simon has always feared that the accident was intentional.
Simon reads his version to the class and then takes it to the Internet. In essence, he has created a false identity which allows him to probe his family secret. As Simon uses his new persona to journey deeper into his past, the public reaction is swift and strong.
Then an exotic woman reveals her true identity. The truth about Simon's family emerges. The mystery is solved and a new family is formed.
Starring Scott Speedman, Rachel Blanchard, Kenneth Welsh, Devon Bostick, Aaron Poole
Directed by Atom Egoyan
Running Time - 1:40
Genre - Drama
Opened in Theaters - Friday, May 8th, 2009
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