Sunday Film Night – Doors Open 6.30 pm – Film 7 pm
“Lost in Translation” (2003) Cert 15 – Running Time 1 hr 42 mins – Director: Sofia Coppola.
A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.
Middle-aged American movie star Bob Harris is in Tokyo to film a personal endorsement Suntory whiskey ad solely for the Japanese market. He is past his movie star prime, but his name and image still have enough cachet for him to have gotten this lucrative $2 million job. He has an unsatisfying home life where his wife Lydia follows him wherever he goes – in the form of messages and faxes – for him to deal with the minutiae of their everyday lives, while she stays at home to look after their kids. Staying at the same upscale hotel is fellow American, twenty-something recent Yale Philosophy graduate Charlotte, her husband John, an entertainment still photographer, who is on assignment in Japan. As such, she is largely left to her own devices in the city, especially when his job takes him out of Tokyo. Both Bob and Charlotte are feeling lost by their current situations, which are not helped by the cultural barriers they feel in Tokyo, those cultural barriers extending far beyond just not…
Seating at CICCIC: We have sofas, arm chairs and normal chairs. Seating is provided on a first come, first serve basis.
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