A lonely Japanese office worker leaves her life in Tokyo and travels to the United States after being convinced that the buried treasure depicted in a fictional film is not only real, but located deep beneath the North Dakota tundra.
3 stars out of 5 -- "Rinko Kikuchi's superb core performance and some striking photography stand out..." - 02/13/2015 Empire
"[A] moody comic allegory about desperation, disconnection and dreams that uses FARGO, the Coen brothers classic, as a touchstone to examine modern life." - 03/19/2015 Los Angeles Times
"Visually, the movie is a small miracle. The brothers build on striking imagery, from the harsh, cold spaces that sharply illustrate Japanese corporate conformity to the bleak wintry and desolate American landscapes." - 03/26/2015 Chicago Sun-Times
"[A] deliberate, somber character study that semi-eerily morphs into comedy of middle-American manners and then into something else again." - 03/18/2015 RogerEbert.com
"[A] delicate, haunting study of a woman who has in several senses lost her way. Rinko Kikuchi, nominated for a supporting-actress Oscar for BABEL, does lovely work as the title character..." - 03/20/2015 New York Times