Lost in Translation (2003)
Director: Sofia Coppola
Screenwriter: Sofia Coppola
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Giovanni Ribisi, Akiko Takeshita, Anna Faris, Katherine Lambert
Genre: Drama / Romance / Literature
Region: USA / Japan
Language: English / Japanese / German / French
Release: 2003-08-29 (Telluride Film Festival) / 2003-10-03 (USA)
Runtime: 102 minutes
Also known as: Love, No Translation (Taiwan) / Mystery Tokyo
Rating: IMDB 7.7 / Rotten Tomatoes 95%
Everything comes from the loneliness that is everywhere. When the loneliness spreads to the top of the head and can’t breathe, the out-of-date TV star Bob Harris (Bill Murray), the married Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson), the young and beautiful movie girl Actors kelly (Anna Faris) meet in Tokyo by chance. In this strange city that is not their hometown, they met in a luxury hotel, suffered from insomnia by coincidence, and accompanied each other. On the one hand, life seemed to become colorful, but on the other hand, it gradually became lost. Can Charlotte, a former star and wife, welcome A challenge for the two of them to change their minds and relationships? Break through the lost or trapped, let us find the answer together..
“Lost in Translation” is a 2003 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. The movie stars Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson in the lead roles.
The film follows the story of Bob Harris (played by Murray), an aging American actor who is in Tokyo to film a whiskey commercial, and Charlotte (played by Johansson), a young college graduate who is accompanying her husband on a business trip. Bob and Charlotte meet each other in their hotel and form a bond over their shared sense of alienation and dislocation in Tokyo.
“Lost in Translation” was praised for its understated performances and subtle storytelling, as well as its visual style and atmospheric soundtrack. The movie was noted for its exploration of themes related to cultural differences, loneliness, and the search for connection and meaning in life. The film received critical acclaim and was a commercial success, grossing over $119 million worldwide. It also won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Coppola.