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Lost in Translation

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Original title
Lost in Translation
Running time
105 min.
United States United States
Sofia Coppola
Brian Reitzell, Kevin Shields
Lance Acord
Focus Features, American Zoetrope, Elemental Films
Drama. Comedy | Comedy-Drama. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
Bob Harris (Murray) and Charlotte (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 (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.
2003: Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. 4 Nominations
2003: Golden Globes: Best Movie Comedy or Musical, Actor, Screenplay. 5 Nominations
2003: 3 BAFTA Awards: Best Actor (Murray), Actress (Johansson) and Screenplay. 8 nom.
2003: David di Donatello Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2004: Cesar Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture
2003: Special Award National Board of Review: Sofia Coppola
2003: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Director & Actor (Murray). 3 Nominations
2003: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actor & New Generation Award. 3 Nom.
2003: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2003: 5 Nominations Critics' Choice Awards, including Best Picture, Director and Actor
2003: Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Murray), Screen. & Cinem. 6 nom.
2003: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: 3 Awards, incl. Best Director. 5 Nom.
2003: Independent Spirit Awards: 4 Awards including Best Film and Best Director
2003: German Film Awards: Best Foreign Film
2003: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2003: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Screenplay
2003: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actor (Bill Murray)
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