DRAMA COMEDY: Director Sofia Coppola and actress Bill Murray were successful Lost in Translation and are now reunited in On The Rocks, in which Murray portrays a skirt hunter who is never far from a dry martini.

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Published: October 2, 2020
On The Rocks
Director: Sofia Coppola
(United States)

"On the rocks" means undiluted whiskey with ice cubes, but "on the rocks" is also a term used to describe a marriage that is about to break. Laura (Rashida Jones) suspects husband Dean (Marlon Wayans) of cheating on a colleague and calls her father Felix (Bill Murray) for help. The father does not stagnate the daughter's concern, but rather happy spirits on the fire. It doesn't take much persuasion before Laura joins him on a raucous search for evidence of Dean's infidelity.

Bill Murray, known from box office successes as among others Ghostbusters (1984) and Groundhog Day (1993), got a new lease on life in Coppolas Lost in Translation…

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