Somewhere is the new film by Director Sofia Coppola who made her name with the very airconditioned Lost in Translation. It is the story of an actor facing up to where he is in life and confront the question that we all must: which path in life will you take?
The film stars Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning, and Chris Pontius and runs for 98 minutes and is out this week.
From Academy Award-winning writer/director Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation,” “The Virgin Suicides,” “Marie Antoinette”), “Somewhere” is a witty, moving, and empathetic look into the orbit of actor Johnny Marco (played by Stephen Dorff).
You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive around in, and a constant stream of girls and pills to stay in with. Comfortably numbed, Johnny drifts along.
Then, his 11-year-old daughter Cleo (Elle Fanning) from his failed marriage arrives unexpectedly at the Chateau. Their encounters encourage Johnny to face up to where he is in life and confront the question that we all must: which path in life will you take?
Filmed entirely on location, Somewhere reunites the writer/director with “Lost in Translation” editor Sarah Flack and production designer Anne Ross. Stacey Battat (“Broken English”) is the costume designer, and Harris Savides (“Elephant”) is the director of photography, on Somewhere.
UK release December 10, 2010
US and Canada release December 22, 2010
Australia release December 26, 2010