Ryusuke Hamaguchi

Ryūsuke Hamaguchi: ‘I’ve shot lot of stuff in cars because of Godard’

By Trevor Johnston

The Japanese director explains how he transformed a Murakami short story into the intimate emotional epic, Drive My Car.

Drive My Car

By David Jenkins

This captivating, emotionally eloquent Haruki Murakami adaptation is one of 2021’s must-see movies.

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The 2021 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Adam Woodward

This year’s LFF programme comprises 39 per cent female and 40 per cent ethnically diverse directors/creators.

Drive My Car – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Ryusuke Hamaguchi adapts Murukami and delivers a masterpiece study on the fickle dynamics of human emotion.

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy – first-look review

By Matt Turner

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi returns with another female-oriented drama about the intricacies of everyday human dynamics.

Celiné Sciamma and Hong Sang-soo headline the 2021 Berlin Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

This year’s two-part edition will also play host to Daniel Brühl’s directorial debut.

Asako I & II – first look review

By David Jenkins

This poignant treatise on love at first sight is one of the best films in the 2018 Cannes competition line-up.

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