MAN FROM RENO
First show: April 17
“…A RETRO-STYLE MYSTERY…
a CLASSIC crime-saga face off…” – Hollywood Reporter
A JAPANESE CRIME NOVELIST AND A SMALL TOWN SHERIFF ARE LURED INTO THE SAME STRANGE MURDER MYSTERY IN THIS IDIOSYNCRATIC AND ENGROSSING NEO-NOIR. UNFOLDING ON THE BACKSTREETS AND OUTSKIRTS OF SAN FRANCISCO, MAN FROM RENO IS SINISTER AND SEDUCTIVE BY TURNS.
In a small town south of San Francisco, Sheriff Paul Del Moral (Pepe Serna) is driving home through the fog when he accidentally strikes a pedestrian, a lone Japanese man. However, before an investigation can take place the man disappears from the hospital without a trace. At the same time, Japanese mystery author Aki Akahori (Ayako Fujitani) takes a trip to San Francisco in order to escape the press tour for her latest book–a potboiler in her world famous “Inspector Takabe” series. Feeling lonely and vulnerable, she begins a romantic affair with a mysterious Japanese traveler from Reno (Kazuki Kitamura). Her new lover is charismatic and charming but abruptly disappears from the hotel, leaving behind his suitcase and a trail of questions…
Dir: Dave Boyle. USA. 2014. 111 min.
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