A Welcome Relief

René Ammann
2. October 2023
The Tokyo Toilet at Yoyogi Fukamachi Mini Park, 1-54-1 Tomigaya, by Shigeru Ban (Photo: Satoshi Nagare, courtesy of the Nippon Foundation)

Related: Perfect Days is a new film by Wim Wenders centered on Hirayama, a sanitary worker who cleans the architecturally distinctive Tokyo Toilets. The film had its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival and it will open the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 23. The trailer:

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