Synopsis of ‘Lost in Translation’

May 4, 2009 § 4 Comments

This is written by a friend as an entry to a contest. I just loved the way it’s written. I’m sure even if you haven’t seen the movie, you would appreciate it. Big Thanks for letting me post it, Udai..

Sometimes love is not about a shared past, nor about prospects for a future. Sometimes love exists in transience – in the bittersweet moments of the present, whether it’s conversations over drinks, or songs sung in a karaoke bar, or in secrets that can only be told to strangers.
Bob, an actor forgotten in the US, married for years but at a static point in that relationship, is in Japan to shoot a commercial, when he meets Charlotte and they share such moments. Highly educated and beautiful, yet she is struggling for the attention of her photographer husband. They both meet in a hotel, and the chemistry is instantaneous. Rather than succumbing to this attraction though, they end up sharing an intimacy deeper than anything physical. Feelings, laughs, looks of unspoken understanding about lives dissimilar yet so similar. What they share are moments. These, at one level, seem far away from the mundane lives where their own respective spouses exist, yet when the two part ways, it seems these moments end up helping the two transcend what they are facing in those same lives.
A poignant story of such a transformation in the backdrop of the beautiful, alien world of Tokyo.

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My Top 10 High School Movies are

November 9, 2008 § Leave a comment

Rock n Roll High School (just for the music)
To Sir With Love
Heathers
Pump Up the Volume
Dazed and Confused
Pretty in Pink
16  Candles

And Top 3 are..
Clueless
10 Things I hate about you
The Breakfast Club

Why this list now??
‘coz I’ve been watching some of these for years now.. and still not tired.. this week was mostly movies.. and some of the above were watched again and again.. so why not Share? πŸ˜›

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