Best Screenplay, Cannes 2021

Directed by: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Year: 2021
Country: Japan/Japon/Japonia
Genre: drama
Length: 179 min.

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, is still unable to fully cope with the loss of his wife. He receives an offer to direct Uncle Vanya at a theatre festival and drives to Hiroshima with his car. There, he meets Misaki, a reticent woman assigned to become his chauffeur. As they spend time together, Kafuku confronts a past that quietly haunts him.

Directed by: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Screenplay by: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe
Cinematography: Hidetoshi Shinomiya
Editing: Azusa Yamazaki
Sound: Kadoaki Izuta
Production Designer: Kensaki Jo

Hidetoshi Nishijima

Tôko Miura

Reika Kirishima

Sonia Yuan

Original language: Japanese, Korean, Tagalog, English
Subtitles: English, Romanian