Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation Brief Information

Lost in Translation is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It was her second feature film after The Virgin Suicides (1999). It stars Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, and Anna Faris. The film revolves around an aging actor named Bob Harris (Murray) and a recent college graduate named Charlotte (Johansson) who develop a rapport after a chance meeting in a Tokyo hotel. The movie explores themes of loneliness, insomnia, existential ennui, and culture shock against the backdrop of a modern Japanese city.

Lost in Translation was a major critical success and was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Bill Murray, and Best Director for Sofia Coppola; Coppola won for Best Original Screenplay. Scarlett Johansson won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. The film was also a commercial success, grossing almost $120 million from a budget of only $4 million.

Lost in Translation News

• 'The Beguiled' -- Sofia Coppola releases first trailer for "seductive thriller"
• Bill Murray to be honored at Mark Twain award ceremony
• Sofia Coppola directing live-action 'Little Mermaid' movie
• Scarlett Johansson named Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive (again)

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