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That’s outrageous:

Release dates for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

UK, Australia

28 April 2005

USA, Canada

29 April 2005

Brazil, Latvia, Switzerland (Italian speaking region)

3 June 2005

Austria, Croatia, Germany, Switzerland (German speaking region)

9 June 2005

Denmark, Norway

12 August 2005

Belgium, France, Switzerland (French speaking region)

17 August 2005

The delay is probably due to the Frech translators but we already know they’ll do a terrible job1 so why bother spending so much time on it?

(Source: IMDb)

1. The French versions of The Lord of the Rings, books by Anne McCaffrey and the TV series Friends are a few examples of translations so bad that you can spot the mistakes (and deduce the correct meaning) without checking the original version. 

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