Dir. by Ryusuke Hamaguchi | 2021 | Japan | MA15+
Based on the Haruki Murakami story.
*WINNER of Best Foreign Film at The 2022 ACADEMY AWARDS*
Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s DRIVE MY CAR charts a winding road trip through love, loss, truth and peace.
Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima), a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theatre festival in Hiroshima. There, he meets Misaki Watari (Toko Miura), a taciturn young woman assigned by the festival to chauffeur him in his beloved red Saab 900.