‘Drive My Car’ review: A fulfilling journey on the road trip of life

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The Detroit News

The opening credits to “Drive My Car” don’t start to roll until the film’s 40-minute mark. That’s a bold move, a stake in the ground. But it fits the mood of his unhurried drama, which takes its time to unpack its story and the lives of its characters. At that 40-minute mark there’s still little indication where “Drive My Car” is ultimately headed. It’s a three-hour journey that tackles grief and loss, the healing power of art and the roads we all traverse through life. And it’s a ride well worth taking. Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, who also co-wrote the screenplay (it’s based on a short story …

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