Lost in Translation

Oscar Winner

Genre:  Comedy, Drama
Running Time:  102 min.
Release Date: September 19, 2003
DVD: February 3, 2004
Netflix: May 1, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 4.28
based on 5626 votes and 71 reviews
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Cast: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris


Bob Harris (Murray) and Charlotte (Johansson) are two Americans in Tokyo. Bob is a movie star in town to shoot a whiskey commercial, while Charlotte is a young woman tagging along with her workaholic photographer husband (Ribisi). Unable to sleep, Bob and Charlotte cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship. Charlotte and Bob venture through Tokyo, having often hilarious encounters with its citizens, and ultimately discover a new belief in life's possiblities.

Director: Sofia Coppola
Studio: Focus Features
Producer(s): Sofia Coppola, Ross Katz
Screenplay: Sofia Coppola
Official Site: www.lost-in-translation.com

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  • 5 stars "Love this movie, found it very sweet and touching how these two characters found solace and company in one another. It also makes me want to go visit Tokyo!"