Kaz I Kiriya 紀里谷和明

From The End Of The World

世界の終わりから

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Hana’s life as a 17-year-old orphan is not easy. On top of that, she has time-bending dreams and secret agents of the Japanese government claim that her powers can save the world from the apocalypse. But she has to face a mighty opponent. Kaz I Kiriya’s action-packed sci-fi-drama received the award as best film at the 2024 Fantasporto Festival.

世界の終わりから
Sekai no owari kara

Japan 2023

135 minutes

Director
Kaz I Kiriya

Script
Kaz I Kiriya

Cinematography
Chigi KANBE

Music
Nobuki YAGI

About Kaz I Kiriya
紀里谷和明

Kaz I Kiriya (Kazuaki KIRIYA) was born in Kumamoto Prefecture in 1968 and grew up in Japan and the USA. After graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York, he started working as a photographer and directed music videos. His first feature film CASSHERN (2004) was an international success. LAST KNIGHTS (2015), a re-invention of the legend of the 47 ronin, stars Clive OWEN and Morgan FREEMAN.

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