Lost in Translation (2003)
Director: Sofia Coppola Run Time: 102 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2003
Starring: Akiko Takeshita, Anna Faris, Bill Murray, Giovanni Ribisi, Scarlett Johansson
Country: United States
Language: English, Japanese, German, French
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About the film:
Two lost souls visiting Tokyo – the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial – find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other’s company, away from their lives in America.
At the 76th Academy Awards, Lost in Translation won Coppola Best Original Screenplay, and the film was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (Coppola), and Best Actor (Murray).
About the filmmaker:
Sofia Coppola is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and performer who has earned international recognition for her groundbreaking brand of arthouse film. Among her many accolades, her feature directorial debut, The Virgin Suicides (1999), was nominated for the Golden Camera at Cannes. She was the first American woman to win the Golden Lion at Venice for Somewhere (2010) and second woman to win Best Director at Cannes for The Beguiled (2017). Her other projects include Marie Antoinette (2006), The Bling Ring (2013), and three collaborations with Bill Murray: Lost in Translation (2003) – winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay with a Best Actor nomination for Murray – the Emmy-nominated 2015 TV movie A Very Murray Christmas, and On the Rocks (2020).See our upcoming films