Drive My Car (2021): Japanese Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Feature (Cannes Film Fest 2021, Preview)

Drive My Car is a 2021 Japanese drama, co-written and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, based on the short story of the same by Haruki Murakami from his own 2014 story collection Men Without Women.

Drive My Car
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Theatrical release poster

It competes for the Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Fest.

Cast
Hidetoshi Nishijima as Yūsuke Kafuku
Tōko Miura as Misaki Watari
Masaki Okada as Kōji Takatsuki
Reika Kirishima as Kafuku’s Wife

Credits:

Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Produced by Teruhisa Yamamoto
Screenplay by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe, based on Drive My Car
by Haruki Murakami
Music by Eiko Ishibashi
Running time: 179 minutes