Tokyo has fascinated myself for many years, I don’t know why. In William Olsson‘s Lost Girls & Love Hotels Alexandra Daddario gets lost in Tokyo, Astrakan Film have released the Official Trailer.
The film is based on Catherine Hanrahan‘s book of the same name intoxicating journey of love, lust, and rebirth. Daaddario plays an American woman who works and live in Tokyo as an English teacher. A woman trying to forget her past and drifts around the dangerous nightlife of the city. Her path cross with an mysterious Yakuza (Takehiro Hira) changing both their lives.
The film based on Hanrahan’s on personal experience as a teacher in Tokyo. Ironically I also went for the same job, I ended up declining it. Looks a raw, relentless drama , we’re big fans of the director’s Swiss Army Man looking forward to this one.
An intoxicating exploration of contemporary Tokyo’s duality, LOST GIRLS & LOVE HOTELS stars Alexandra Daddario (TV’s “True Detective”, San Andreas), Takehiro Hira (The Fighter Pilot, The Floating Castle) and Carice Van Houten (TV’s “Game of Thrones”, Valkyrie). Based on screenwriter Catherine Hanrahan’s book of the same name, and directed by William Olsson, the film is a provocative journey inviting you to get lost within the darkest corridors of Japan in hopes of experiencing fleeting moments of beauty. We follow the passionate tale of love and lust between a haunted American English teacher Margaret (Daddario) and a dashing Yakuza named Kazu (Takehiro Hira) as their affair tears them apart and reshapes them across Tokyo’s landscape of dive bars, alleyways and three-hour love hotels.
The film also stars Carice van Houten, Misuzu Kanno, and Kate Easton.
There’s no word on when this one will be released in the UK. Lost Girls & Love Hotels is getting a limited U.S cinema, Digital and On Demand release from 18th September.