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1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
A lonely Japanese woman is convinced a lost treasure she saw in a film is real, and travels to the frozen tundra of Minnesota to find it.

Cast: Rinko Kikuchi , Nobuyuki Katsube , Nathan Zellner , Kanako Higashi , Ayaka Ohnishi , Mayuko Kawakita ,

Director: David Zellner

Genres: Drama

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014)

Release Date: January 1st, 2014|1 hr. 45 min.

critic reviews (4)
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  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Kikuchi manages to make Kumiko interesting company no matter how far the character recedes into herself, using subtly expressive body language that would have been at home in silent movies to create a very strange self-imposed social outcast. show more

  • 91
    Eric Kohn indieWIRE

    Striking a complex tone of tragedy and uplift at the same time, Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter both celebrates the escapist power of personal fantasies and bears witness to their dangerous extremes. It's the rare case of a story that's inspirational and devastating at once. show more

  • 83
    Rodrigo Perez The Playlist

    Kumiko The Treasure Hunter is a striking film, a bizarre joy and a beautiful delight. show more

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