Drive My Car
Cannes Film Festival 2021 Winner for Best Screenplay, FIPRESCI Prize and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury.Based on Haruki Murakami's short story, "Drive My Car", from the book "Men without Women: Stories". Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima), a stage actor and director is happily married to Oto (Reika Kirishima), a screenwriter. However, Oto suddenly dies after leaving behind a secret. Two years later, Kafuku, still unable to fully cope with the loss of his wife, receives an offer to direct a play at a theater festival and drives to Hiroshima with his car. There, he meets Misaki (Toko Miura), a reticent woman assigned to become his chauffeur. As they spend time together, Kafuku confronts the mystery of his wife that quietly haunts him.
Starring Hidetoshi Nishijima, Toko Miura, Masaki Okada
Director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi