Man from Reno is the story of a town sheriff and a Japanese crime writer that become entwined with an unusual murder mystery. Driving home late one night in the fog, Sheriff Del Moral accidentally hits a Japanese man whom disappears after waking up in the hospital. While at the same time, the Japanese novelist Aki Akahori starts to have a love affair with a peculiar Japanese traveler that suddenly disappears.
This is an action filled film that will have you on the edge of your seat from the very first scene. Everything is fast past and a lot of information is thrown at you. I would highly recommend that you use the bathroom before the movie because you would be extremely lost if you missed a little part of the film. Overall Man from Reno was very well done and had phenomenal cinematic scenes that made it feel like you really were there running around San Francisco.
After the film was a discussion with one of the producers, Michael Lerman. He was very nice and told the audience that the fast pace and overload of information in this film was because the writers wanted a combination of other themed films within this film. Unfortunately, I do not remember the names of the films that Michael said they got some of their ideas off of. In addition, we came to find out that it took around a month to film this movie and a span of 6-8 months of editing.
I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who likes fast past, always got you thinking, murder mysteries. Overall I would rate this film a 4/5. I know it is too late to see this film, however during the end of movie discussion with Michael Lerman we were told that it may be showing in a theater near you soon so go grab your tickets, a bag a popcorn, and enjoy the movie.