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Drive My Car

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Ryûsuke Hamaguchi / JP, 2021 / 179 min.

Intense, sensory adaptation of the eponymous short story by Haruki Murakami. As they drive, a grieving theatre director and his taciturn female driver develop a special bond with the bright red Saab as a vehicle for memories, secrets and sadness. Winner of the Palm for Best Screenplay in Cannes and Oscar nominee Best Motion Picture, Best Achievement in Directing, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best International Feature Film.

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Yusuke Kafuku, a successful thespian and director, is married to Oto, a playwright with many secrets, with whom he has a beautiful life, a painful past and a fruitful artistic collaboration. When Oto suddenly dies, Kafuku is left with the many unanswered questions that always hovered around their relationship. He failed to truly understand her.

Details

Director

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Production year

2021

Country

JP

Original title

Doraibu mai kâ

Length

179 min.

Language

Japanese, English, German, Mandarin Chinese, Korean

Subtitles

ENG or NLD

Format

DCP

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still from Drive My Car (Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, JP 2021)
still from Drive My Car (Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, JP 2021)

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