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
Original with English subtitles
NOT approved for persons under 18 years
Comedy Drama Social issues
Ryo SHINODA, Masayasu KITAYAMA, Shigeru IZUMIYA, Tomu MUTO, Yumiko NAKAMURA
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.