It's so easy to be seduced by Sofia Coppola's filmmaking; her movies are always visually striking and emotionally charged in an understated way. Her latest, Somewhere, boasts both of those qualities and bears lots of similarity to Lost in Translation. This time, Stephen Dorff (yes, Stephen Dorff) and Elle Fanning play father and daughter bonding in Hollywood — specifically, the historic hotel Chateau Marmont.
The trailer is mostly dialogue-free, but the images presented give you plenty of story (he's a washed-up actor and disconnected father). Set it all to a slowed-down arrangement of The Strokes' "You Only Live Once," and it already has me convinced I'm going to love this one.
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