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Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi was born on December 16, 1978 in Kawasaki, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Drive My Car (2021), Happy Hour (2015) and Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (2021). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 51 wins & 72 nominations. See more awards »


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Drive My Car Director
Happy Hour Director
Asako I & II Director


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Hatano Koubou

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[press conference for Drive My Car (2021) at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival] The first time that I read Drive My Car, the short story, was in 2013. It was a friend of mine who suggested I should read it because he thought I would enjoy it. There were indeed elements which were familiar to me: drama, acting and, as the title says - Drive My Car - cars, vehicles. I think the inside of a car is a ... See more »

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