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Be the first to see the 2022 Japanese entry for the Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film, DRIVE MY CAR, with a complimentary Monsuta beer on arrival!

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, still unable, after two years, to cope with the loss of his beloved wife, accepts to direct Uncle Vanja at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to drive his car. In between rides, secrets from the past and heartfelt confessions will be unveiled. As they spend time together, Kafuku confronts the mystery of his wife that quietly haunts him.

Based on the story by Haruki Murakami, and showered with awards and critical acclaim, DRIVE MY CAR has been heralded as  "profoundly beautiful" (Daily Telegraph), "an engrossing and exalting experience," (Washington Post) and an utter "Masterpiece" (LA Times, NY Times, Wall Stret Journey + more!). Be first to see this phenomenal, poetic film with a complimentary delicious Japanese lager supplied by Monsuta Beer. 

"Few recent films have demanded to be seen in a cinema as much as this" The Times (UK)

Japanese language, English subtitles

WINNER of Best Foreign Film: Golden Globes 2022.
WINNER of Best Screenplay: Cannes Film Festival 2021.
WINNER of the Fipresci Prize: Cannes Film Festival 2021.
WINNER of the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury: Cannes Film Festival 2021.
WINNER of Best Film: APSA 2021.
WINNER of Best Screenplay: APSA 2021.
WINNER of Best Foreign Film: Washington D.C Film Critics Assoc.
WINNER of Best Director: National Society of Film Critics 2022.
WINNER of Best Screenplay: National Society of Film Critics 2022.
WINNER of Best Actor: National Society of Film Critics 2022.
WINNER of Best Film: National Society of Film Critics 2022.
WINNER of Best Film: New York Film Critics Circle 2021.
WINNER of Best Foreign Feature: New York Film Critics Online.
WINNER of Best Film: LA Film Critics Circle 2021.
WINNER of Best Screenplay: LA Film Critics Circle 2021.
WINNER of Best Picture: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2021.
WINNER of Best Director: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2021.
WINNER of Best Screenplay: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2021.
WINNER of Best Actor: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2021.
WINNER of Best Foreign Film: Chicago Film Critics Association 2021.
WINNER of Best Foreign Film: St.Louis Gateway Film Critics Association.
WINNER of Best International Film: Gotham Independent Film Awards.
WINNER of Best Foreign Film: Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics.
WINNER of Best Foreign Film: Alliance of Women Film Journalists.

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Drive My Car

MA15+ Drama

Kafuku, still struggling to cope with the loss of his wife two years ago, receives an offer to direct Uncle Vanja in Hiroshima. There he meets his appointed driver Misaki. Adapted from a story by Haruki Murakami, this highbrow road movie is an absorbing, technically assured masterwork with poetic depths and novelistic ambitions.