In Drive My Car, adapted from a short story by Haruki Murakami, the film follows two lonely people who find the courage to face their past. Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima) is a successful theater actor and director, married to Oto (Reika Kirishima), a very beautiful woman, but also a screenwriter with many secrets, with whom he shares his life, his past and artistic collaboration. When Oto suddenly dies, Kafuku is left with many unanswered questions of his relationship with her and regret at never being able to fully understand her. Two years later, still unable to get out of mourning, he accepts directing a play at the theater in Hiroshima, boarding his precious Saab 900 car. There, he meets and has to deal with Misaki Watari (Toko Miura), a young chauffeur, with you have to leave the car. Despite their initial misgivings, a very special relationship develops between the two.