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Fun / foon Tokyo
Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Lost in Translation: a too accurate portrayal
Topic: Media
Lost in TranslationAfter 20+ years living in Japan I have to say "Lost in Translation" is a too accurate portrayal...even the so-called racist parts such as the elevator scene shown on the left that happens to me every day. Here's a new radio report from NPR that sounds interesting....

Japan and Hollywood: Lost in Translation?
National Public Radio (USA) March 16, 2004

Bryan Shih reports from Tokyo on how Hollywood movies about Japan, such as Lost in Translation and The Last Samurai, tend to reflect America's changing perceptions of a former "enemy state" and often get mixed reviews by Japanese audiences.

--Listen to the Real Audio or Windowz Media...


Posted by trek/taro at 9:37 AM JST
Updated: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 9:37 AM JST
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