Ryusuke Hamaguchi

Born in Kanagawa, Japan, in 1978. He worked in the film industry for a few years before entering the graduate film programme at the Tokyo University of the Arts. His graduation film, “Passion” (2008), was screened at San Sebastián Film Festival. Hamaguchi made, among others, the features “Happy Hour” (2015), special mention at Locarno Film Festival, “Asako I & II” (2018), “Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy” (2021, 45th Mostra), winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, and “Drive My Car” (2021), best screenplay at Cannes Film Festival and winner of the best international feature film at the Academy Awards.

Filmes já exibidos na mostra