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Man From Reno (2014)

Mystery, Thriller 1h 51m 2014

A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki (Ayako Fujitani, TOKYO!) is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely places such as bookshops and hotel bars, Dave Boyle’s moody thriller uncovers exhilarating new takes on genre conventions. Consequently, it’s an alluring l’homme fatal who supplies Aki with the breadcrumb trail of clues that entices her into a labyrinthine plot of sinister dealings. In turn, the aging sheriff (veteran character actor Pepe Serna of SCARFACE, fantastic in a rare leading role), who should rightfully be riding to her rescue, proves to be equally out of his depth. The game is afoot, the chase is exhilarating and the stakes are perilously high in this inspired neo-noir. (Courtesy of Los Angeles Film Festival)

“The leading reason to recommend MAN FROM RENO, an altogether solid work, is Fujitani’s performance, which is flawless.” - Charles Mudede, The Stranger

Director

Dave Boyle

Languages

Japanese, English

Subtitles

English

Country

United States

Studio

Gravitas Ventures

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