RFF – DRIVE MY CAR

RFF – DRIVE MY CAR

Rating: MA15+   (Strong sex scenes)
Duration: 179 mins
Director: RyÛsuke Hamaguchi
Cast: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masaki Okada, Tôko Miura, Reika Kirishima, Yoo-rim Park
Genre: Drama
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

 

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, still unable, after two years, to cope with the loss of his beloved wife, accepts to direct Uncle Vanja at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to drive his car. In between rides, secrets from the past and heartfelt confessions will be unveiled. As they spend time together, Kafuku confronts the mystery of his wife that quietly haunts him.

“It is an engrossing and exalting experience” – The Guardian

“It feels as expansive as the whole world” – Washington Post
“…vehicular poetry of the sorrow from which we run, the collisions that awaken us, and the healing gained from every bump in the road.” – Rogerebert.com

2022 Academy Award® WINNER
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE

2021 Golden Globe® WINNER
BEST MOTION PICTURE – FOREIGN LANGUAGE

WINNER of Best Screenplay: Cannes Film Festival 2021
WINNER of Best Film & Best Screenplay: APSA 2021
WINNER of Best Film: New York Film Critics Circle 2021

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