Japanese director and scriptwriter Kazuaki Kiriya’s “From the End of the World” is an emotional film that tells a tale of resilience, hope, and the indomitable human spirit.
The story follows the journey of Hana, portrayed by the talented Aoi Ito, known for her exceptional performances in “BLANK” and “SEARCH.”
Hana, a high school student who has endured the tragic loss of her parents, finds herself grappling with the weight of her circumstances. Just when life seems at its bleakest, a mysterious man from a government special agency enters her world. He requests insight into her dreams, setting off a chain of events that will forever change her destiny.
The movie depicts Hana’s life vividly as she struggles with confusion and uncertainty before being given the enormous job of saving the entire world.
Kazuaki Kiriya, a renowned director and screenwriter known for films like “CASSHERN” and “GOEMON,” masterfully crafts a story that dives deeply into the human spirit’s resiliency in the face of tragedy.
“From the End of the World” is a gripping drama that resonates with audiences of all walks of life, and promises performances that will linger in your memory long after the credits roll.
Title: From the End of the World
Genre: Drama/2023/Color/135 min.
Director: Kazu I KIRIYA (紀里谷和明）
Casts: Aoi ITO (伊東蒼), Shunji IWAI (岩井俊二), Mari NATSUKI (夏木マリ)
Japanese title: 世界の終わりから
Japanese Theatrical Release: April 7, 2023
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