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.

Update: The Q&A of DRIVE MY CAR with Toko MIURA on June 8, 2023 had to be postponed to Sunday, June 11, 13:30 Uhr in Eldorado Arthouse Kino. Entrance free.


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Guests:
Toko MIURA

Thu., June 08, 2023, 15:00

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Eldorado Arthouse Cinema

Q&A with Toko MIURA postponed to Sunday June 11, 13:30

Original with English subtitles

FSK 12

Drama

ドライブ・マイ・カー
Doraibu mai ka

Japan 2021

179 minutes

Director
Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI

Script
Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI, Takamasa OE based on a narration by Haruki MURAKAMI

Cinematography
Hidetoshi SHINOMIYA

Music
Eiko ISHIBASHI

About Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI
濱口竜介

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).