Written on: 23/05/2005 by anonymous (1 review written)
Being of Japanese origin, I had been very curious about Lost In Translation for a long time as many foreign friends of mine recommended it to me. At first, I was upset, encountering a number of Japanese people speaking in weird English or acting strangely. I thought this film was just making fun of Japan. But I cannot say that everything described in the film is absolutely false because some of it bears a resemblence to Japanese culture. I also liked the story but I especially enjoyed the... (read more)
Written on: 15/04/2004 by Chrismoylesstoleourmaterial (4 reviews written)
Lost In Translation starts slowly and continues to meander, but because it remains at the same pace it doesn't seem to matter and a sense of anticipation always keeps the audiences' attention.
A really good film focusing on the relationship between the two main characters and Bill Murray and the Japanese. Both are intriguing and contain subtle comedy.
It is quite intense despite the pace and the whole film takes place over a few days in Tokyo.
Although there is a large age gap they share a... (read more)
Written on: 31/01/2004 by soogb (1 review written)
Lost in Translation is a mellow and not dramatic piece of action film inside very actual patterns: Tokyo, a cradle where no character can sleep, the lure of working for the money versus the appetite of eating nothing else yet when you've just graduated. Two souls deep in a rapid world with wishful thoughts of getting out and a big age gap.
Wondrous watching film whether you like Bob Harris or his film partner not. It is more a matter of whether you like Japanese food and modern capitalism... (read more)
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