film. Sofia Coppola’s both directed and wrote Lost in Translation. She takes two of the main characters Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) and accomplishes the difficult feat of creating empathy for these main characters and catches the disconnect by capturing the two lonely, disconnected souls who are bored out of their minds that the audience can completely identify with them and are never uninterested while watching them throughout the movie (Ebert, 2010). Sofia Coppola
Some of my favorites include: “I sat down in a meeting with a male comedy writer with the hopes of learning more about the industry. Immediately he says, “You don’t have the face of someone who wants to write comedy”” and “An Assistant Editor once said to me, “Don’t bother dressing like a slut when the director comes in. His wife has him on a tight leash so you won’t be able to sleep your
called “Sofia Coppola’s trilogy:” (2012, 35) The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation and Marie Antoinette. Woodworth also confirms this interconnection, asserting that “there is a spiritual kinship shared by the young women found throughout these three films” (2008, 138-9). In the sense, I would suggest that Lost Translation and Marie Antoinette is more about two young women who are on the edge of liminality—a traditional and malleable stage between child and adult—than a romantic comedy and a
Lost in Translation, written and directed by Sofia Coppola, is a 2003 romantic comedy-drama starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson. Set and shot on location in Tokyo on Kodak 35mm film stock, Lost in Translation explores the concepts of isolation and loneliness of individuals. Cinematographer, Lance Acord uses a muted colour palette, wide shots and selective focus to enhance the film’s dichotomy of being alone vs. being with somebody themes and creates a dreamlike reality by doing so.
by American director Sofia Coppola, produced by American production company Focus Features in associate with Japanese production company Tohokushinsha Film, and distributed worldwide by Focus Features (US), Pathé (France), Momentum Pictures (UK) and Constantin Film (Germany) (IMDb, 2017). In addition, the film is currently available to be consumed and watched through various forms of digital media such as DVD, iTunes, and on-demand videos online (Focus Features, 2017). Lost in Translation can thus