Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?

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Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?

Unread post by Guro Taku » 01 May 2019, 22:01

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That's how it's marketed at least. Not sure if it's related to her batte with cancer or previous comments she made about wanting to focus more on her career as a singer.

TUNGUSKA BUTTERFLY casts her as Saki, a former elite soldier and professional thief who is now just staying afloat with minor jobs. When she spots Mari, a young girl stealing from a store, a connection is formed. Turns out the young girl's mother is shacking up with a yakuza who of course is a complete psycho. When Mari's life is in danger, she needs Saki's help to survive. Directed by Akira Nobi, a relative unknown who previously contributed to THE ABCs OF TETSUDON.

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Re: Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?

Unread post by HungFist » 04 May 2019, 17:06

Looking forward to seeing the trailer before I say more.

But I'm hopeful this will be more serious Asami. I don't like her in "Asami mode" but I loved her in Gun Woman where she played a mute.

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Re: Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?

Unread post by Guro Taku » 05 May 2019, 09:19

It'll have its world premiere this month at a film festival in Hamburg, Germany of all places. I expect a trailer and some reviews will arrive soon.

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Re: Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?

Unread post by Guro Taku » 25 May 2019, 10:29

Here's a review:

https://asianmoviepulse.com/2019/05/fil ... kira-nobi/

Apparently Asami is really good in it but the film itself is mediocre at best. The reviewer is also clearly unaware that this was her final acting role.

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