Takayuki KAYANO 萱野孝幸

Hoarder On The Border

Nippon Visions   ½ 

Failing to succeed both as a pianist and a piano teacher, Ritsuki accepts a job at a cleaning service that specializes in clearing out cluttered apartments. He is not only confronted by loads of trash but also by dark secrets. In his witty and challenging film, director and scriptwriter Takayuki KAYANO draws a sensitive portrait of the people living at the edges of Japanese society.


Sat., June 10, 2023, 19:30

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NAXOS Cinema


International premiere

Original with English subtitles

NOT approved for persons under 18 years

Comedy Drama Social issues

Danshari paradaisu

Japan 2022

101 minutes

Takayuki KAYANO

Takayuki KAYANO

Daisuke SO


About Takayuki KAYANO

Takayuki KAYANO was born in Oita Prefecture in 1990 and studied at the Department of Visual Communication Design of the Kyushu University. After his feature film debut CALANDIVA (2018), he shot THE JELLYFISH INCIDENT (2019). His third feature film JOURNEY BEYOND THE NIGHT (2021) won the Best Picture Award as well as the Audience Award at the 2021 SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-Cinema FESTIVAL and was also screened at the 34th Tokyo International Film Festival. He also works as a scriptwriter.