Posts tagged "Kumiko the Treasure Hunter"

Sundance London 2014

by Joanna Orland with contributions from Ruth Thomson The third Sundance London Film and Music Festival brought cinematic highlights and talent from the Utah festival to a British audience.  A festival for filmmakers as much as film lovers, Sundance has the independent spirit which is missing from larger festivals such as Cannes, Venice or Toronto. […]

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Directed by David Zellner Starring Rinko Kikuchi by Joanna Orland When the film Kumiko the Treasure Hunter said it was based on a true story, I thought it was simply a nod to Fargo.  It turns out that it IS based on a true story… and what a story it is… Rinko Kikuchi plays title […]