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Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi was born on December 16, 1978 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (2021), Drive My Car (2021) and Asako I & II (2018). See full bio »

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


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 2021 Drive My Car
 2018 Asako I & II
 2016 Heaven Is Still Far Away (Short)
 2015 Happy Hour
 2013 Storytellers (Documentary)
 2013 Voices from the Waves: Kesennuma (Documentary)
 2012 The Sound of Waves (Documentary)
 2012 Intimacies
 2010 The Depths
 2008/I Passion
 2007 Solaris
 2003 Like Nothing Happened (Short)
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[Cannes press conference for Drive My Car (2021)] In the short story the car was a yellow Cabriolet, the same make - a Saab 900 - but the colour and the shape are different. Initially, when I contacted Haruki Murakami - I wrote him a letter to ask him for the rights for a cinema adaptation - I had already warned him that I would probably not be able to keep the model that he had chosen in his ... See more »

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