'Drive My Car' is more than worth the travel time : Pop Culture Happy Hour The moody, introspective film Drive My Car is one of the best-reviewed films of the last year. It's about a widowed theater director who grows closer to the young woman hired to drive him to and from rehearsals. Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi and based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, the film has already racked up a number of critics awards, and it's Japan's entry for this year's best international feature Oscar.

'Drive My Car' is more than worth the travel time

'Drive My Car' is more than worth the travel time

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Hidetoshi Nishijima and Toko Miura star in Drive My Car. Janus Films hide caption

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Hidetoshi Nishijima and Toko Miura star in Drive My Car.

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The moody, introspective film Drive My Car is one of the best-reviewed films of the last year. It's about a widowed theater director who grows closer to the young woman hired to drive him to and from rehearsals. Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi and based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, the film has already racked up a number of critics awards, and it's Japan's entry for this year's best international feature Oscar.