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February 26, 2013

TT: Lookback

lost-in-translation.jpegFrom 2004, a memory of watching Lost in Translation with my septuagenarian mother:

Somewhat to my surprise, she liked it, though she initially found Sofia Coppola's elliptical style of storytelling a bit hard to follow. (Gen-X moviegoers suckled on MTV take jump cuts for granted, but most people born before 1950 or so are accustomed to films in which the plot elements are laid out fairly straightforwardly.) In addition, it hit me after about 10 minutes that she didn't know what jet lag was...

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Posted February 26, 2013 12:00 AM

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