Kite


1h 30m 2014

Brief Synopsis

Sawa is a young woman who lives in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When her mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double homicide, she begins a ruthless pursuit for the man who murdered them. With the help of her father's ex-partner Karl Aker, and a

Film Details

Also Known As
Pukis
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Release Date
2014
Production Company
Distant Horizon Corporation ; Industrial Development Corporation Of South Africa ; The Weinstein Company
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Entertainment ; Anchor Bay Entertainment ; Empire ; Forum ; Forum Film (Romania) ; M Pictures Entertainment ; United International Pictures
Location
Johannesburg, South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Sawa is a young woman who lives in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When her mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double homicide, she begins a ruthless pursuit for the man who murdered them. With the help of her father's ex-partner Karl Aker, and a mysterious friend from her past, she becomes a merciless teen assassin, blasting her way through the dark world of human trafficking only to uncover a devastating truth.

Film Details

Also Known As
Pukis
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Release Date
2014
Production Company
Distant Horizon Corporation ; Industrial Development Corporation Of South Africa ; The Weinstein Company
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Entertainment ; Anchor Bay Entertainment ; Empire ; Forum ; Forum Film (Romania) ; M Pictures Entertainment ; United International Pictures
Location
Johannesburg, South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

The film was in pre-production when director, David Ellis, suddenly passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Limited Release in United States October 10, 2014

Released in United States on Video December 2, 2014

Live-action remake of the Japanese anime cult classic "Kite" (Japan/1998) written and directed by Yasuomi Umetsu, produced by Studio Kikan in Tokyo.

Javier and Jorge Aguilar were previously attached to direct.

Nowita Pictures was previously attached to produce.

Rob Cohen was previously attached to direct and produce.

Literary Sale Date: 04/07/2003.

Limited Release in United States October 10, 2014

Released in United States on Video December 2, 2014

Remake will tone down some of the graphic, adult situations.