ABSTRACTLost in Translation was big in the States, but less so in Japan, where its racism deterred critics. While clearly trafficking in stereotypes, the film does depart from Hollywood's tradition of Orientalism by indicating that its Tokyo is actually a fantasy version projected by Americans abroad. Still, the film lacks the complexity of its European predecessors.
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Review Article| September 01 2005
Lost in Translation
Film Quarterly (2005) 59 (1): 45–48.
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Lost in Translation. Film Quarterly 1 September 2005; 59 (1): 45–48. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2005.59.1.45
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