KUMIKO THE TREASURE HUNTER (2015)

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Directed By: David Zellner
Written By: David Zellner & Nathan Zellner
Cinematography By: Sean Porter
Editor: Melba Jodorosky 


Cast: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard, David Zellner, Nathan Zellner

A lonely Japanese woman becomes convinced that a satchel of money buried and lost in a fictional film, is in fact, real. With a crudely drawn treasure map and limited preparation, she escapes her structured life in Tokyo and embarks on a foolhardy quest across the tundra of Minnesota in search of her mythical fortune.

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47 RONIN (2013)

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Directed By: Carl Rinsch
Written By: Chris Morgan & Hossein Amini
Screen Story By: Chris Morgan & Walter Hamada

Based on: Chushinguara
Cinematography By: John Mathieson
Editor: Stuart Baird 

Costumes By: Penny Rose


Cast: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Min Tanaka, Tabanobu Asano, Jin Akanishi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Rinko Kikuchi, Natsuki Kunimoto

While hunting in the forest, Lord Asano of Ako and his samurai find a young half-breed and take him with them to live in the castle. Several years later, Lord Asano holds a tournament to welcome the Shogun to Ako. The night after the tournament, Lord Asano is bewitched into hurting Lord Kira of Nagato, and is punished into committing seppuku by the Shogun. Realizing that it was a Lord Kira’s evil plot, the samurais and the half-breed sets out for revenge against the Shogun’s order

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