- In-Cinema Only
Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, is happily married to Oto, a screenwriter. However, Oto suddenly dies, leaving behind a secret. Two years later, Kafuku, still unable to fully cope with the loss of his wife, travels to Hiroshima to direct a play at a theatre festival. There, he meets Misaki, a reticent woman acting as his chauffeur. As they spend time together, Kafuku confronts the mystery of his wife that quietly haunts him.
Master Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi (ASAKO I & II) has two films screening CIFF 2021; WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY, which recently won the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at Berlin in 2021 and DRIVE MY CAR which won the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes 2021.
- Winner, Best Screenplay, Cannes 2021, Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Cannes 2021, Winner, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Cannes 2021
- Cannes 2021, Toronto International Film Festival 2021, San Sebastián International Film Festival 2021, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2021, New York Film Festival 2021
- Ryusuke Hamaguchi
- Executive Producer
- Nakanishi Kazuo, Sadai Yuji
- Yamamoto Teruhisa
- Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Oe Takamasa
- Shinomiya Hidetoshi
- Azusa Yamazaki
- Ishibashi Eiko
- Hidetoshi Nishijima, Toko Miura, Masaki Okada, Reika Kirishima, Park Yurim, Jin Daeyeon