Kickstart Sunday: MAN FROM RENO

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For this week’s Kickstart Sunday, we would like to highlight Man From Reno by Dave Boyle.  This narrative feature stars Ayako Fujitani as a young Japanese author who teams up with a small town sheriff to solve a murder.

This Kickstarter project currently has 31 days remaining with a goal of $50,000.  Click here to send a donation their way and hit the break for more information.

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, she 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…