Hidetoshi Nishijima (top) and Jin Daeyeon in a still from Drive My Car, Japan’s entry for the Best International Feature Film award at the 2022 Oscars.
Hidetoshi Nishijima (top) and Jin Daeyeon in a still from Drive My Car, Japan’s entry for the Best International Feature Film award at the 2022 Oscars.

How Haruki Murakami adaptation Drive My Car, Japan’s 2022 Oscar hope directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, is steered by what characters can’t say

  • Winner of best screenplay at Cannes, Drive My Car tells how a theatre director’s life changes when his wife, whose sexual fantasies inspired her writing, dies
  • Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi explains how he reinterpreted the Haruki Murakami short story it is based on and his interest in new ways of expressing emotion

Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films
Hidetoshi Nishijima (top) and Jin Daeyeon in a still from Drive My Car, Japan’s entry for the Best International Feature Film award at the 2022 Oscars.
Hidetoshi Nishijima (top) and Jin Daeyeon in a still from Drive My Car, Japan’s entry for the Best International Feature Film award at the 2022 Oscars.
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