7 Facts To Know From “Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter”

"In 2001, a story circulated online about a Japanese woman who left her Tokyo home for the frozen countryside of Minnesota, in search of the fictional buried money from the movie Fargo. It immediately captured our attention, the mysterious and vague details intriguing us all the more." - Filmmaker's Statement
“Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter” (CR: Sean Porter)
If you love movies that are filled with eye-catching visuals, a sublime music score, and an inspired lead performance, Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter checks off all these boxes. Directed by David Zellner and starring Pacific Rim actress Rinko Kikuchithe movie makes its Blu-ray debut today.

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“Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter” Travels To Los Angeles & New York

Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter - Photo courtesy of Sean Porter
Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter doesn’t possess a narrative that’s chock full of exposition but instead opts for a more sublime form of communication. Director David Zellner’s story of a Japanese woman’s (Oscar nominated actress Rinko Kukuchi) determined quest for a buried suitcase filled with cash is a visual and aural feast, giving us an immersive, open-ended journey into ambiguity.

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