Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

In a hectic city of 35 million, Kumiko feels devastatingly alone. Trapped in isolating psychological torment, Kumiko lives in constant resentment of her dead-end job, her demeaning boss, and her relentlessly nagging mother. But her spirits lift when, in a fictional American film, she observes a man bury a satchel of money in the wintry Midwestern wilderness. With little more than a self-made treasure map, Kumiko sets off on an epic, unpredictable journey towards the icy plains of Minnesota to unearth her fortune.

 

Austin-based filmmakers, David and Nathan Zellner have written, produced, directed and appeared in numerous award-winning shorts and feature films over the past decade. Goliath, their first feature film, premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Kid-Thing, their second film, had an international premiere at the 62nd Berlinale. In 2012, the Buenos Aires Film Festival featured a retrospective of their work.

 

Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated Best Director and Best Female Lead
Sydney Film Fest: Best Film
Sundance Film Fest (Musical Score)

Year: 2014
Runtime: 105 min
Director: David Zellner
Cast: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard
Genre: Drama
Official Website http://kumikothetreasurehunter.com/
Subtitles: Guillermo Parra y Pascale Trencia
Contact: Lila 9th

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