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Drive My Car Winner Academy Award BEST FILM (Int'n Feature)

Details

  • Rated MA15+
  • Released 2021-08-18
  • Runtime 179 minutes
  • Genre Drama
  • Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi
  • Actors Hidetoshi Nishijima, Toko Miura, Masaki Okada
  • Language Japanese English subs
  • Country Japan
  • Awards Academy Award - Best Film (Int'n feature)

Synopsis

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. 4 Academy Award Nominations including Best Film & Best Director WINNER of Best Screenplay: Cannes Film Festival 2021. WINNER of the Fipresci Prize: Cannes Film Festival 2021. WINNER of the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury: Cannes Film Festival 2021. WINNER of Best Film: APSA 2021. WINNER of Best Screenplay: APSA 2021. WINNER of Best Film: New York Film Critics Circle 2021.

 

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