• Released
  • December 22, 2010
  • R , 1 hr 38 min
  • Drama
  • 78 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A Hollywood bad-boy reexamines his life after an unexpected visit from his young daughter.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie's redemptive structure is a bit routine, yet I watched nearly every scene with a sense of discovery. Coppola is a true filmmaker,...
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79

NPR

By Ella Taylor
By the end of Somewhere, all I could summon up was a fervent wish-you-well - not for him, but for his beguiling elf of a child.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
As in "Lost in Translation," Coppola keeps an eye out for the broken places. That's when Somewhere is really something.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Whatever the intention, Somewhere, in its odd, detached way, is compelling viewing.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Some could find the story verging on self-indulgence, and indeed there are patches that teeter perilously close. But we care about the two...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Ultimately, Somewhere may be too static, too minimalist a tale. But there's grace here.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

After her foray into historical costumers with "Marie Antoinette," Sofia Coppola makes a happy return to "Lost in Translation" territory in...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's easy to speculate that the loving Cleo and the frequently absent Johnny are stand-ins for Ms. Coppola and her own famous father, but...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Dorff and Fanning are perfect in their roles, and Coppola captures the draining narcissism of celebrity culture with the understanding of...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
I can't say why Coppola wanted to spend time with this man. It's like following someone on Twitter who fails to generate many compelling...
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Rated R | For Sexual content, nudity and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 17+ Exceptional but mature Hollywood story.
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