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Drive My Car

Summary Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima), a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There, he meets Misaki Watari (Toko Miura), a taciturn young woman assigned by the festival to chauffeur him in his beloved red ...

Drive My Car

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 42 Critic Reviews
must-see
91
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 155 User Ratings
7.5
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Summary Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima), a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There, he meets Misaki Watari (Toko Miura), a taciturn young woman assigned by the festival to chauffeur him in his beloved red ...

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Universal Acclaim Based on 42 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 42 Critic Reviews
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100% Positive
42 Reviews
0% Mixed
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0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 155 User Ratings
7.5
74% Positive
115 Ratings
18% Mixed
28 Ratings
8% Negative
12 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 155 User Ratings
7.5
74% Positive
115 Ratings
18% Mixed
28 Ratings
8% Negative
12 Ratings

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Production Company Bitters End, Bungeishunju, C&I Entertainment, Culture Entertainment, Drive My Car Production Committee, Japan Arts Council, Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs, L'espace Vision, Nekojarashi, Nippon Shuppan Hanbai (Nippan) K.K., Quaras, The Asahi Shimbun Company
Release Date Nov 24, 2021
Duration 2 h 59 m
Rating Unrated
Genres
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Awards of the Japanese Academy
• 9 Wins & 9 Nominations