The start of the film is a test for an audience: a black Ferrari going around and around a race track. It is being driven by the main character, Johnny Marco (Stephen Dorff). The scene goes on and on, the camera stationary even when the car leaves the frame. After a few minutes the car stops, Johnny gets out and looks lost.

Sofia Coppola has obviously demonstrated a metaphor about Johnny’s life and if you are bored then you have a short attention span or lack patience.

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