Alternative title not showing

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I found a case of an alternative title not being displayed:

Even though it is French speaking, the Canadian movie Corbo (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3924798/reference) was released in France with another title "Insoumis".

If I search for "Insoumis", I can hit the correct film:

But when displaying https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3924798/reference, "Insoumis" is nowhere to be found on the page. Moreover, since I have declared "France" as my "Title display country", I would expect it as my main displayed title.

It is only when searching to correct titles than I can find it as "alternative title":


So, in that case, I think there is a double bug: "Insoumis" does not show as the main displayed title, and moreover, it does not show at all on the page.

Maybe the two things are related: maybe the main displayed title should be labelled "Imdb display title" instead of "alternative title", and maybe because I have France as my Title country display, it is not picked up by the list of alternative titles down the page. Maybe...
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Vincent Fournols

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Hello, Vincent. 

I have noticed that, despite the title is 2014 release, alternative title is 2015th - maybe that's why something doesn't work? Although, I've never seen something like this before - probably the year remained unchanged from updates which were done when it was in production.
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Hi Nikolay

you are raising a good point: the movie was released in 2015 in France, so this surely accounts for the attribute (Moreover, I have not submitted this particular entry but I always do the same: applying the actual release year to an alternative title, even if it is later than the initial release date)

So I would be glad that an IMDb tech team member clarifies the system beheaviour in such a case.
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Is not appearing in the "Additional Details" section for you?



Maybe the two things are related: maybe the main displayed title should be labelled "Imdb display title" instead of "alternative title"
Yes, that would be required for it to display at the top of the page.
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Hi Col, thanks for your attention.

No, it does not:


I will leave it as it is, while it is being fixed (i.e. "Insoumis" having to show in the Additional Details while tagged as "alternative title" and having "France" as "Title Display Country"), then I will correct it as "imdb display title".

Thanks.
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Thanks -- we have opened a ticket with the appropriate team.
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Hello,

I found another occurrence which would prove that the alternative title has to bear the same year as the original one to be displayed as country title display :
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2328813/reference




When I want to edit the existing title, I find the correct IMDb display title, but with the year 2015:




Oddly enough, I just notice that the Firefox tab title shows a composite title:


I hope this can help to fix and make the whole behaviour consistent.
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Thanks for adding this example.