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Zen Noir

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:September 15, 2006
Running time:71 minutes
Cast:Duane Sharp, Kim Chan, Debra Miller, Ezra Buzzington, Jennifer Siebel
Director:Marc Rosenbush
Producer:Frank Crim, Erika Gardner, Marc Rosenbush
Writer:Marc Rosenbush
Distributor:Magic Lamp Releasing

Description: A nameless detective, still mourning the loss of his wife, investigates a mysterious death in a Buddhist temple, but his logical, left-brained crime-solving skills are useless in the intuitive, non-linear world of Zen. While attempting to question the inhabitants of the temple--Ed, a monk with an attitude and secrets to hide; Jane, a beautiful, mysterious, bald femme fatale; and the Master, an infuriatingly obscure Zen teacher, who does a lot of strange things with oranges -- the Detective's logical mind is thwarted at every turn by his suspects' Zen thinking. Increasingly confused and unnerved, haunted by his dead wife's ghost, and with his investigation going nowhere, the Detective finds himself drawn into a deeper, darker, more personal mystery, where he must confront terrifying questions about love and loss, which lead to a startling realization: the mystery he's there to solve isn't a murder at all, but the mystery of death itself.

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