Zen Noir Poster

Release Date: September 15th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 11 min

Plot Summary
A secretive monk, a mysterious woman and a teacher thwart a detective's (Duane Sharp) murder investigation at a Buddhist temple.

Cast: Duane Sharp, Kim Chan, Debra Miller, Ezra Buzzington, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Howard Fong

Director: Marc Rosenbush

Genres: Mystery

Production Co: Dreaming Dog Entertainment, Zenmovie

Distributors: Magic Lamp

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Rosenbush strives for a difficult blend of spoof and sincerity with Zen Noir. In the spirit of rebirth, let's assume that the next time he makes it, it'll turn out fine. show more

  • Director Marc Rosenbush gets the absolute most he can out of his no-budget-friendly, minimalist location and a solid, if unremarkable cast. show more

  • The biggest mystery of all is why director Marc Rosenbush, whose background is in theater, bothered putting this story on film when it's so obviously meant for a stage. show more

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