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Lost In Translation Reviews

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October 3, 2003
Nothing happens and there is nowhere to go in Tokyo.
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September 1, 2003
Attractive and pleasant as it is, there's no escaping the impression that it feels like an overly hip exercise in soul-searching for those who thought American Beauty really did "look closer" at life.
Full Review | Original Score: 48/100
February 4, 2004
...director Sofia Coppola does a laudable - but ultimately unsatisfying - job of presenting a ships-that-pass-in-the-night scenario...
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 2/4
October 24, 2003
How sorry can you feel for rich, unadventurous Americans in a major funk?
| Original Score: 2.5/4
August 25, 2003
This tedious vanity piece is enlivened only by the charm of its leading man, Bill Murray
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 11, 2003
Because it lacks focus, as well as confidence in its story and stars, 'Lost in Translation' squanders a good opportunity.
September 24, 2003
Another elusive non-story about oh-so-existential beautiful misfits
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 20, 2004
'There is a pronounced bitchiness about the film that sits oddly with the gentle subject matter.'
September 12, 2003
The old adage says that poetry is what's lost in translation, but the poetry is all that survives in Sofia Coppola's wispy art film.
September 13, 2003
When work this potentially satisfying remains flatly obvious, it's almost worse than being flat-out bad.
September 26, 2003
Coppola lacks a firm grip on this material, and it starts to get away from her midway through.
September 25, 2003
A film for any lost soul, anyone trying to figure where their life is headed and if they're happy about it.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 11, 2003
Director Sofia Coppola's second feature film is so smart and, yet, simple that it is nearly perfect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 20, 2003
In interviews, writer/director Sofia Coppola has said she wrote the part of Harris for Murray, and it makes sense. He's the perfect candidate to paint a portrait of resignation and still render it funny.
September 26, 2003
[A] rich and funny film.
October 1, 2003
Murray, as Bob, gives the performance of his career.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 27, 2005
...charged with some of the same inchoate longing of Hiroshima, Mon Amour and employs some of the same guerilla production tactics of Godard's Breathless
Read More | Original Score: A
September 12, 2003
Sweet and sad at the same time it is sardonic and funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 11, 2003
This study into the unfathomable depths of human relationships has more honesty than 95% of the movies I have seen this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 20, 2003
How to sing the praises of Lost in Translation without drowning out its subtle pleasures?
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
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