Ryusuke Hamaguchi’sDrive My Car took three top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA), including Best Picture, Best International Film and Best Screenplay on Sunday night.
The Japanese Film Drive My Car is about Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director is happily married to Oto, a screenwriter. However, Oto suddenly dies after leaving behind a secret. 2 years later, Kafuku, still unable to fully cope with the loss of his wife, receives an offer to direct a play at a theatre festival and drives to Hiroshima with his car.
There, he meets Misaki, a reticent woman assigned to become his ch