India Eisley, Callan McAuliffe and Samuel L. Jackson star in the action thriller Kite based on Yasuomi Umetsu’s Japanese anime. Check out the movie trailer, photos and posters below. ‘Kite’ centers on Sawa (Eisley), a young girl who becomes an assassin after her mother and police officer father are murdered. With the help of her father’s ex-partner Karl (Jackson), Sawa works to track down and kill the person responsible for the death of her parents.
Release Date: August 28, 2014
Studio: Anchor Bay Entertainment
Genre: Action, Drama, Adaptation
Director: Ralph Ziman
Screenwriter: Yasuomi Umetsu
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, India Eisley, Callan McAuliffe, Cleo Rinkwest, Russel Savadier, Keci Eatock, Matthew Van Leeve, Jaco Muller
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody violence throughout, grisly images, drug and sexual content.
Never Underestimate a Girl with Nothing to Lose. Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa (India Eisley, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Underworld: Awakening), a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa’s 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 (Samuel L. Jackson), and a mysterious friend from her past (Callan McAuliffe, The Great Gatsby, I Am Number Four), she becomes a merciless teen assassin, blasting her way through the dark world of human trafficking only to uncover a devastating truth.