Drive My Car makes Oscar history, sets streaming premiere on HBO Max


Drive My Car Oscar Nomination

Drive My Car, directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, has become the first Japanese film to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. Adapted from a short story by Haruki Murakami, the film tells the story of an acclaimed stage actor (Hidetoshi Nishijima) who directs a Hiroshima production of Anton Chekov’s Uncle Vanya.

In addition, Drive My Car scored nominations for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best International Feature. The film, which had a limited run in U.S. theaters, will premiere on HBO Max on March 2.

Drive My Car – Trailer