October 3, 2003
Genre(s): Romantic Comedy, Drama
Traveling to a foreign country is disorienting, but when you are there for several weeks, it can change your world. Charlotte is an unemployed college graduate tagging along with her boyfriend on his work trip to Tokyo. She enjoys the rich culture surrounding her, but is alone most of the time while her boyfriend works. Bob, an older movie star from year's past, is in town to film a commercial. He feels lost in his world with an estranged wife and grown kids. With Bob and Charlotte living in the same hotel, they meet at the bar unexpectedly. As the two bond, they find the needed companionship they were both lacking. As time wears on, their relationship must end when they both leave Tokyo for their respective homes.