Drive My Car: an Oscar-nominated Japanese film will be released on OTT on April 1

Filmmaker Ryusuke Hamaguchis critically acclaimed Japanese film drive my carwhich had its world premiere in the Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival where it won Best Screenplay, is heading for an OTT release on April 1, 2022. The film, co-written and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, was also selected as Japan’s official entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the 94th Academy Awards, and was nominated for four Academy Awards in the Best Picture, Director, International Feature Film and Adapted Screenplay categories. Charli XCX and Oscar Isaac for SNL – Latest tweet by Film Updates.

The film tells the story of an actor and director, Yusuke Kafuku played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, who is married to a screenwriter, Oto tried by Reika Kirishima. However, Oto suddenly dies after leaving behind a secret. After two years, Kafuku, who is still unable to cope with the loss of his wife, receives an offer to direct a play at a theater festival which requires him to travel to Hiroshima in his car with a young female driver, Misaki Watari played from Toko Miur. Initially reluctant, Kafuku eventually relents and as the two spend time together, Kafuku confronts the mystery of his wife. Oscars 2022: Tom Holland’s Spider-Man No Way Home to Take First Fan-Favorite Trophy at the 94th Academy Awards – Reports.

The film, adapted from Haruki Murakami’s short story, also won three BAFTA Film Awards. drive my car will be available to stream on MUBI in India from April 1, 2022.

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Marie A. Evans