Lost in Translation.
But Bob and Charlotte's loneliness goes beyond their sometimes comic language barriers. Both can't really communicate with their spouses, and both feel homeless in their own lives.
Sofia Coppola's film doesn't let the two escape into a sexual romance but rather forces them to explore and face their own aloneness. What they do with this new self-understanding remains a mystery. ****
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|Title Annotation:||McCormick's Quick Takes On Tourist Films|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2004|
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