Kya Ka Ra BaA (Sky, Wind, Fire, Water, Earth) (2001)


2001 / 50min / 16mm, 8mm, and Video

Kawase tries to come to terms with her late father, whom she never knew when growing up, and contemplates getting a tattoo like his.

Award / Invitation

Festival del film Locarno
Montereal International Film Festival
Vienna International Film Festival
Busan International Film Festival
Hong Kong International Film Festival
Visions du Reel
and many other festivals

Crews & Productions

Directed by: Naomi Kawase
Cinematography: Masami Inomoto
Sound Recordist: Nobuyuki Kikuchi
Producer Luciano Rigolini


Uno Kawase, Naomi Kawase

Presented by: Visual Arts College, Arte France
Production: Sent Inc., KUMIE