Hamaguchi RyūsukeStill: Asako I & II
HAMAGUCHI Ryūsuke (1978, Japan) studied at the University of Tokyo - where he received a Bachelor's degree in Art in Aesthetics - and at the Graduate School of Film and New Media. His graduation film Passion was selected for the San Sebastian film festival. After graduating in 2008, he co-directed a documentary series and made multiple fiction films. Asako I & II (2018) won the ICS Cannes Award for Best Screenplay. Drive My Car (2021) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Competition, where it won the Golden Palm for Best Screenplay.
Solaris (2007), Passion (2008), The Depths (2010), Sound of the Waves, Voices from the Waves and Storytellers (2011-2013 doc series, co-dir), Intimacies (2012), Touching the Skin of Eeriness (2013), Happy Hour (2015), Heaven Is Still Far Away (2016, short), Asako I & II (2018), Drive My Car (2021)
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