The filming location is Hiroshima! The movie “Drive My Car” has been nominated for 4 categories at the Academy Awards®!
Nominations for the 94th Academy Awards were announced on February 8, and Hamaguchi Ryusuke’s film “Drive My Car,” which had many locations in Hiroshima, was the first Japanese film to be nominated for a film award.
In addition to that, he was also listed in the Director’s Award, Best Adaptation Award, and International Feature Film Award (formerly: Foreign Language Film Award), and achieved the achievement of being nominated in a total of 4 categories
The movie “Drive My Car” was often filmed in Hiroshima, including the garbage incineration facility “Environment Bureau Chu Factory” in Hiroshima City.
Of the 3 hours of screening time, about 2 hours have been filmed in the prefecture.
Outline of the movie “Drive My Car”
It is a film adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s short story “Drive My Car,” which depicts the loss and rebirth of a man who lost his wife.
A director played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, who was entrusted with directing at a theater festival in Hiroshima. I was tormented by my wife’s sudden death, a sense of loss and a secret left by my wife, but as I spent time with the exclusive driver played by Toshiko Miura in Hiroshima, I realized that there was something I had turned away from until now. The bright red Saab 900, driven by Hidetoshi Nishijima and Toshiko Miura, runs through the streets of Hiroshima.
Title: Drive My Car
Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Cast: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Toshiko Miura, Masaki Okada, Reika Kirishima and others
(c) 2021 “Drive My Car” Production Committee
We are creating a digital location map when the movie was released last summer.
What is the location map Here