Hidetoshi Nishijima (actor)
|Born||March 29, 1971|
|Spouse||Ayaka Mori (m 2014 - present)|
‘Drive My Car’ Star Hidetoshi Nishijima Signs With CAA (EXCLUSIVE)
- “Drive My Car” star Hidetoshi Nishijima has signed with CAA for representation. Nishijima starred in the acclaimed 2021 Japanese feature “Drive My Car,” which was nominated for four Academy Awards, and walked away with the Oscar for best international feature film. He earned several awards for his performance in the Cannes-premiering critical darling, including best […]
‘Drive My Car’ Makes Headlines in Japan After Oscar Triumph
Hamaguchi Ryusuke’s “Drive My Car” is now making headlines in Japan after winning the best international feature Oscar. The film is only the second from the country to take the prize, the previous one being the 2008 “Departures.” Released domestically in August, “Drive My Car” had earned only $250,000 by the end of 2021, despite […]Thanks for your feedback!
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Oscars: ‘Drive My Car’ Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi Thanks His Actors for Best International Film Win
Japanese drama Drive My Car, the favorite to win in the best international film category at the Academy Awards Sunday night, took home the statue as expected — giving Japan its first Oscar win in 14 years. The film’s writer and director Ryusûke Hamaguchi used his moment at the Dolby Theatre podium to express his […]Thanks for your feedback!
UPDATE 1-Japan's 'Drive My Car' wins Oscar for best international feature film
Japanese drama "Drive My Car," the story of a widowed theater actor grappling with his past, won the Academy Award on Sunday for best international feature film. The three-hour film centers on an actor and director played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, who is forced to confront the demons beneath the seemingly perfect surface of his marriage after his wife dies. He develops a tentative friendship with his young chauffeur while directing a multi-lingual production of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov'sThanks for your feedback!
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How to Watch the Oscar-Winning Film Drive My Car
Drive My Car is the first Japanese film to ever be nominated for Best Picture, and could make history at the 2022 Academy Awards.Thanks for your feedback!
Oscar-Contender ‘Drive My Car’ Wins Eight Japan Academy Prizes
Hamaguchi Ryusuke’s Oscar-nominated “Drive My Car” took eight prizes at the 45th Japan Academy Film Prize ceremony, held on Friday at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takawana in Tokyo. In addition to the best picture award, the film won the award for best director (Hamaguchi), best screenplay (Hamaguchi and co-writer Oe Takamasa) and best actor […]Thanks for your feedback!
Why ‘Drive My Car’s Director Hitched A Ride In The Trunk For Key Scenes Of Japan’s History-Making Movie – Contenders Film: The Nominees
At Contenders Film: The Nominees, Deadline presented a panel with the director and star of perhaps the most historic nominated film at this year’s Oscars, Drive My Car, which represents Japan’s first-ever Best Picture nomination. It’s an astounding feat for a three-hour Japanese-language film, about a stage director’s personal crisis interweaved with his trip to […]Thanks for your feedback!
Best Picture Oscar-nominated Japanese film ‘Drive My Car’ now available to stream on HBO Max
Japanese director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s Oscar-nominated work “Drive My Car” is now available to stream on HBO Max. “Drive My Car,” an adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s (“IQ84”) famed short story by the same name, tells the story of a widowed actor and theater director Yusuke Kafuku (played by Hidetoshi Nishijima) who is still grieving the death of his beloved wife.Thanks for your feedback!
Drive My Car Director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi Likes Things to Be a Little Mysterious
While the 2022 Oscar nominations were being announced, Japanese filmmaker Ryûsuke Hamaguchi was on a flight to Germany to serve as part of this year’s competition jury at the Berlin International Film Festival. The story follows the distinguished theater director Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima), who stages an unusual production of Uncle Vanya two years after the sudden passing of his enigmatic wife.Thanks for your feedback!
‘Drive My Car’ Actress Sonia Yuan Signs With Artist International Group For Management
EXCLUSIVE: Sonia Yuan, who stars in Japan’s first Best Picture Oscar nominee Drive My Car, has signed with Artist International Group for management. The film from director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, which adapted a 2014 short story by Haruki Murakami, has broken out as a phenomenon over the course of the 2021-22 awards season, also garnering Oscar […]Thanks for your feedback!
‘Drive My Car’: Academy Award Nominee To Premiere On HBO Max
EXCLUSIVE: Warnermedia OneFifty has acquired the Japanese road drama Drive My Car to premiere on HBO Max on March 2, 2022. The film is directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi who also co-wrote the screenplay with Takamasa Oe, adapted from the short story of the same name by Haruki Murakami. It tells the of a renowned stage actor […]Thanks for your feedback!