AFFD 2014: Dave Boyle & Ayako Fujitani – MAN FROM RENO

Joe Huang interviews Dave Boyle & Ayako Fujitani about their film MAN FROM RENO at the 2014 Asian Film Festival of Dallas.



In a small town south of San Francisco, Sheriff Paul Del Moral (Pepe Serna) is driving home through the fog one night 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, shese begins a romantic affair with a mysterious Japanese traveler from Reno who is staying in the same hotel. Her new lover, Akira Suzuki (Kazuki Kitamura), is charismatic and charming but abruptly disappears from the hotel, leaving behind his suitcase and a trail of questions…


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