Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director is happily married to Oto, a screenwriter. However, Oto suddenly dies after leaving behind a secret. Two years later, Kafuku, still unable to fully cope with the loss of his wife, receives an offer to direct a play at a theater 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 the mystery of his wife that quietly haunts him.

Film Festivals

Cannes Film Festival 2021- Winner Best Screenplay, FIPRESCI Prize, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury | Golden Globes, USA 2022- Winner Best Motion Picture

Academy Awards, USA 2022- Nominee Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Achievement in Directing, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best International Feature Film | César Awards, France 2022- Nominee Best Foreign Film