Director Isao Yukisada’s Japanese period action-adventure REVOLVER LILY, (aka Riboruba Riri) is based on a novel of the same name by Kyo Nagaura. Set in 1924 Tokyo after the Great Kanto Earthquake, the film tells the story of a beautiful, cold-hearted, and ruthless spy woman who has killed many people.
REVOLVER LILY comes out on August 11, 2023, in Japan.
The story is about Yuri (played by Haruka Ayase). She became a spy at 16. She killed 57 people over a period of three years. Now, in 1924, she runs a small bar in Tokyo. There, she meets an orphan boy, Shinta, whose family was murdered. He holds a key to the missing funds left by his father that belonged to the Imperial Japanese Army. Shinta asks Yuri for help. They soon become the target of 1,000 soldiers.
The movie has actors like Haruka Ayase, Hiroki Hasegawa, Jinsei Hamura, Kavka Shishido, and Kotone Furukawa.
Title: REVOLVER LILY (native title: リボルバー・リリー , Riborubâ Rirî)
Co-screenwriter & Director: Yukisada Isao
Screenwriter: Kobayashi Tatsuo
Genres: Action, Historical
Release Date: August 11, 2023