Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) are two Americans in Tokyo. Bob is a movie star in town to shoot a whiskey commercial, while Charlotte is a young woman tagging along with her workaholic photographer husband (Giovanni Ribisi). Unable to sleep, Bob and Charlotte cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship. Charlotte and Bob venture through Tokyo, having often hilarious encounters with its citizens, and ultimately discover a new belief in life's possibilities. Shot entirely on location in Japan, Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation is a valentine to the nature of close friendships and to the city of Tokyo. Ms. Coppola's film, from her original screenplay, contemplates the unexpected connections we make that might not last — yet stay with us forever.

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Lost in Translation (2003)

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Romance/Drama/Comedy · 1h 42m · 10/3/2003

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Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) are two Americans in Tokyo. Bob is a movie star in town to shoot a whiskey commercial, while Charlotte is a young woman tagging along with her workaholic photographer husband (Giovanni Ribisi). Unable to sleep, Bob and Charlotte cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship. Charlotte and Bob venture through Tokyo, having often hilarious encounters with its citizens, and ultimately discover a new belief in life's possibilities. Shot entirely on location in Japan, Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation is a valentine to the nature of close friendships and to the city of Tokyo. Ms. Coppola's film, from her original screenplay, contemplates the unexpected connections we make that might not last — yet stay with us forever.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Languages

English, German, Japanese, French

Country

United States

Production Companies

Focus Features, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation (TFC) , American Zoetrope, Elemental Films

Budget

$4,000,000

Revenue

$119,723,856
Part Of
Cast
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Scarlett Johansson

Charlotte
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Bill Murray

Bob Harris
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Akiko Takeshita

Ms. Kawasaki
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Kazuyoshi Minamimagoe

Press Agent
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Kazuko Shibata

Press Agent
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Take

Press Agent
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Ryuichiro Baba

Concierge
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Akira Yamaguchi

Bellboy
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Catherine Lambert

Jazz Singer
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François du Bois

Sausalito Piano (as Francois du Bois)
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Tim Leffman

Sausalito Guitar
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Gregory Pekar

American Businessman #1
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Richard Allen

American Businessman #2
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Giovanni Ribisi

John
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Daiamondo Yukai

Commercial Director (as Yutaka Tadokoro)
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Jun Maki

Suntory Client
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Nao Asuka

Premium Fantasy Woman
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Tetsuro Naka

Stills Photographer
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Kanako Nakazato

Make-Up Person
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Fumihiro Hayashi

Charlie
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Hiroko Kawasaki

Hiroko
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Daikon

Bambie
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Anna Faris

Kelly
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Asuka Shimuzu

Kelly's Translator
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Ikuko Takahashi

Ikebana Instructor
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Koichi Tanaka

Bartender, NY Bar
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Hugo Codaro

Aerobics Instructor
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Akiko Monô

P Chan
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Akimitsu Naruyama

French Japanese Nightclub Patron
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Hiroshi Kawashima

Bartender, Nightclub
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Hiromi Toshikawa

Hiromix (as Hiromix)
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Nobuhiko Kitamura

Nobu
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Nao Kitman

Nao
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Akira

Hans
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Kunichi Nomura

Kun
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Yasuhiko Hattori

Charlie's Friend
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Shigekazu Aida

Mr. Valentine
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Kazuo Yamada

Hospital Receptionist
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Akira Motomura

Old Man
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Osamu Shigematu

Doctor
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Takashi Fujii

TV Host (as Mathew Minami)
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Kei Takyo

TV Translator
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Ryo Kondo

Politician
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Yumi Ikeda

Politician's Aide
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Yumika Saki

Politician's Aide
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Yuji Okabe

Politician's Aide
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Dietrich Bollmann

German Hotel Guest
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Georg O.P. Eschert

German Hotel Guest
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Mark Willms

Carl West
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Lisle Wilkerson

Sexy Businesswoman
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Nancy Steiner

Lydia Harris (voice) (uncredited)
Crew
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Sofia Coppola

Director
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Sofia Coppola

Writer
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Lance Acord

Cinematograpy
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Francis Ford Coppola

Producer
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Lost in Translation

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/3/2004

$5.98 -$9.00 (60%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Lost in Translation

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

12/7/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Lost in Translation

(HD DVD)

5/29/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Lost in Translation

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/3/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Lost In Translation

(HD DVD, Keep Case (HD, Low))

7/10/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Lost in Translation

(DVD)

9/9/2003

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