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The Drive

  • Film

Time Out says

This is more restrained and less spectacular than Nagasaki's subversive thriller The Enchantment, but ultimately just as chilling . A divorced single mother (Muroi) is desperate to keep her married lover and business partner (Tamaki). With loan sharks circling, she picks up a schoolgirl, murders her, and tries to extract a ransom from the child's senile grandfather, while enticing her 'innocent' partner into a weekend on the lam. An anguished, misplaced love story, with a wrenching performance from Muroi, and no cop-outs.
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Release Details

  • Duration:93 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Shunichi Nagasaki
  • Cast:
    • Koji Tamaki
    • Shigeru Muroi
    • Yoko Nogiwa
    • Takeshi Naito
    • Kaori Mizushima
    • Tatsuo Yamada
    • Tomoko Otahara
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