MORTENSEN - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Versatile Viggo Mortensen speaks French in ‘Far From Men’ <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Versatile Viggo Mortensen speaks French in ‘Far From Men’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T10:13:27.327-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Venice, Italy • Is there a language Viggo Mortensen doesn’t speak? The multilingual Danish-American actor has performed in everything from English to Elvish. Now he tackles French — as well the power of silence — in Venice Film Festival entry “Far From Men,” a stark story about two men, a schoolteacher and a murderer, caught up in Algeria’s war for independence. Mortensen also learned some Arabic for the film by French director David Oelhoffen. So how many tongues has he used onscreen? “Lakota, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583643762014-09-02T10:13:27.327-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T10:13:27.327-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:13:27 MDT