Kite “Live-Action Film”

Based from the Japanese anime film written and directed by Yasuomi Umetsu come’s the live-action adaptation film KITE .The original anime was known for its extreme violence, nudity, and sexuality, including controversial scenes of rape that got Umetsu’s KITE banned in some countries.

The film is about a schoolgirl assassin hunting down the human traffickers she believes are responsible for her parents’ death. India Eisley (Underworld: Awakening) stars as the young and lethal Sawa opposite Samuel L.Jackson (Marvel's The Avengers )as Inspector Karl Aker, a renegade cop and the ex-partner of Sawa’s father, who firmly believes to succeed he has to take the law into his own hands. CallanMcAuliffe (Underworld, I am Number Four) co-stars as Oburi. South African director Ralph Ziman (Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema) took over the helm from the late David R. Ellis last year and scripted the picture himself.

The live-action film adaptation will premiere exclusively on DirecTV on August 28, followed by a limited theater run and iTunes release on October 10. The International premiere for the film took place on 18 July at the Fantasia Film Festival, which runs from 17 July until 6 August.

Check the full trailer below