Political thriller The Interpreter has topped the American and international box office charts - becoming the first film of 2005 to achieve the feat.

The film, which stars Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn and was directed by SIDNEY POLLACK, took $22.8 million (GBP11.9 million) its first weekend (23/24APR05) taking it straight to the top. It has topped the international chart since its release on 15 April (05).

Kidman stars as an African interpreter who overhears a plot to kill the leader of her country and Penn plays the secret agent who investigates.

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