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1 Movies & Languages 2016-2017 The Intern About the movie (subtitled version) DIRECTOR Nancy Meyers YEAR / COUNTRY 2015 / USA GENRE Comedy ACTORS Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Anders Holm, JoJo Kushner PLOT A retired 70 year old widower, Ben (played by Robert De Niro) is bored with his life of pension and retirement. He applies to be a senior intern at an online, start-up, fashion retailer and gets the position. The founder of the company is Jules Ostin (played by Anne Hathaway), a tireless, driven, demanding dynamic workaholic. Ben is made her intern, but this is a nominal role, she doesn’t intend to give him work and it just window dressing. However, Ben proves to be quite useful and, more than that, a source of support and wisdom. LANGUAGE Standard American English. GRAMMAR Modals (obligation) To say that something is necessary we use have to, need to and must: I have to/ need to speak to Jane before she leaves We must finish the meeting by eleven at the latest. All thr...