Aya Kawazoe

Aya Kawazoe (1989, Japan), graduated in Film Production at Tokyo University of the Arts in 2022. She learned filmmaking from Shinji Aoyama and Kiyoshi Kurosawa. Her short film The Elephant Died (2012) got selected for Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, and  HUMONGOUS! (2020) was part of the Critics' Week selection in Cannes .


A young couple in Kyoto. The girl makes up an excuse to run away from her monotonous life.