Review: Kumiko The Treasure Hunter

It’s hard to know where to start with a review of this extraordinary, depressing and intriguing Japanese film. At times it’s banal and trite, random and without coherence, and at other times it is a provocative essay on expectations, how our environment defines our life and the importance of having — and pursuing — our dreams, however crazy everyone else may think they are. Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi) is a young Office Lady who works at a…Read More