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Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary

In this darkly comedic odyssey, Academy Award nominee Rinko Kikuchi (Babel, Pacific Rim) stars as Kumiko, a frustrated Office Lady whose imagination transcends the confines of her mundane life. Kumiko becomes obsessed with a mysterious, battered VHS tape of a popular film she's mistaken for a documentary, fixating on a scene where a suitcase of stolen cash is buried in the desolate, frozen landscape of North Dakota. Believing this treasure to be real, she leaves behind Tokyo and her beloved rabbit Bunzo to recover it - and finds herself on a dangerous adventure unlike anything she's seen in the movies.

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

Director: David Zellner

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Amplify

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014)

Release Date: March 18th, 2015|1 hr. 45 min.

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Weekend Movies: 'Insurgent,' 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter,' & More (VIDEO)

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This weekend, Shailene Woodley and Theo James continue their fight against a powerful alliance in "Insurgent," and a jaded Japanese woman goes on a peculiar treasure hunt in "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunt...

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