Archive for June 13th, 2014

by Allan Fish

(USA 2003 106m) DVD1/2

So much ‘More Than This’

p  Ross Katz, Sofia Coppola  d/w  Sofia Coppola  ph  Lance Acord  ed  Sarah Flack  m  Kevin Shields  art  Anne Ross, K.K.Barrett  cos  Nancy Steiner

Bill Murray (Bob Harris), Scarlett Johansson (Charlotte), Giovanni Ribisi (John), Anna Faris (Kelly), Fumihiro Hayashi,

Sofia Coppola’s fresh and funny masterpiece is that rarest of beasts; a film that plays with convention in a witty and original way and comes up fresh every time you see it.  A film that is not merely about Japanese customs, Tokyo or indeed going to any foreign places, as these are merely the outer levels.  At its lovely heart is a story of fate and being in the right place at the wrong time.  Or just about the power of unlikely friendships and how a single night can alter your life.  (more…)

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