Lost In Translation tops Best Holiday Film List by Kenwood Travel Blog

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Following the publication of Sight and Sound magazine’s 10-yearly critics’ poll, Kenwood Travel Blog reveals its best five holiday films. Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation tops the ranking of best holiday film at Kenwood Travel.

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This chart is not based on photography quality, social commentary or plot development. Instead, the criteria by which our movies have been judged is the humble 'because we like them'.

The fact that the British Film Institute had published their Sight and Sound magazine’s 10-yearly critics’ poll recently has lead the writers at Kenwood Travel Blog to compile their own list of best holiday films. The whole article is available at the Kenwood Travel Blog.

The list of best holiday films hasn't being carried out following strict academic methods, or as the writers at the Kenwood Travel's holiday blog put it: “This chart is not based on photography quality, social commentary or plot development. Instead, the criteria by which our movies have been judged is the humble 'because we like them'.”

Sofia Coppola's film from 2003 is, according to the writers at Kenwood Travel Blog “a tale of alienation, loneliness and existential crisis in the ultramodern megalopolis of Tokyo plagued with unpleasant stereotypes of the Japanese... [However, it] represents accurately what to be thrown into another culture feels like and the funny and surprising situations that come along with it.”

Kenwood Travel Blog's Best Holiday Films are:

Lost in Translation – Sofia Coppola (2003)

Bitter Moon – Roman Polanski (1992)

Into The Wild – Sean Penn (2007)

The Beach – Danny Boyle (2000)

The Darjeeling Limited – Wes Anderson (2007)

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