Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI 濱口竜介
Drive My Car
Nippon Cinema ª
Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI’s drama, in which a theater director and his female chauffeur find an unexpected emotional connection, won an Academy Award for Best International Feature Film in 2022 and brought actress Toko MIURA worldwide attention. We honor her with the NIPPON RISING STAR AWARD 2023.
Thu., June 08, 2023, 15:00
Eldorado Arthouse Cinema
In presence of Toko MIURA
Original with English subtitles
Doraibu mai ka
Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI, Takamasa OE based on a narration by Haruki MURAKAMI
Rapid Eye Movies
Hidetoshi NISHIJIMA, Toko MIURA, Masaki OKADA, Reika KIRISHIMA, Yurim PARK
About Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI
Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI, born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1978, studied at Tokyo University of the Arts. His graduation film PASSION (2008) participated in the competition of the Tokyo FilmEx festival. In 2015, his film HAPPY HOUR earned him international critical acclaim and won multiple awards at the Locarno Film Festival. In 2022, he received the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film with DRIVE MY CAR (2021). Nippon Connection has shown a number of his films, including INTIMACIES (2011 / NC ’12) and ASAKO I & II (2018 / NC ’19).