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Drive My Car

japan loss of loved one infidelity theater play theater director monologue road trip hiroshima, japan grief rehearsal audition sensuality old car driver artistic sex based on short story sign languages slow cinema bilingual loss of child

Drive My Car

Release Date: August 18, 2021

Year    :   2021
Slogan    :   «Go on living.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Bitters End, C&I entertainment, Culture Entertainment, Agency for Cultural Affairs, J-LOD, nekojarashi, Quaras, Bungeishunju, L'espace Vision, Nippan Group Holdings, The Asahi Shimbun
Director    :   Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Producers    :   Yuji Sadai, Osamu Kubota, Teruhisa Yamamoto, Kazuo Nakanishi, Lee Eun-kyoung, Tsuyoshi Gorô, Misaki Kawamura, Sachio Matsushita, Yoshito Nakabe, Keiji Okumura, Jin Suzuki, Tamon Kondo
Writers    :   Haruki Murakami, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe
RunTime    :   179 mins.
Revenue    :   15308325

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 Vanya 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.

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