entertainment

Wim Wenders making film about fancy public toilets in Japan

15 Comments
By YURI KAGEYAMA

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.

© Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.

©2022 GPlusMedia Inc.


15 Comments
Login to comment

Couldnt think of any other story line?

-7 ( +3 / -10 )

They obviously have too much free time on their hands. Storyline sounds crap!

1 ( +6 / -5 )

Of course he wears glasses like that.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

We’ll be on the the edge of our seats for this one. - Though, would be interesting to see what Miike Takashi, Yoshihiro Nishimura or even, Sion Sono would do here.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

Wim Wenders and Koji Yakusho will keep the subject out of the gutter so, will this be a sequel to Japan’s 2021 Oscar-winner *Drive My Car ? - Some critics claimed that film was really a tedious stinker and three hours was much to long to sit in one place without a bathroom break. *

6 ( +8 / -2 )

First impression was that it sounds very silly, however there was one point I changed my mind.

And so his film's hero will be a sanitation worker who cleans the toilets, seeing his job as a craft and a service for the people. Details of the script are still being worked out.

You know what, sure, why not? Sanitation workers are often kind of ignored by society at best, so giving them some credit where its due.

5 ( +6 / -1 )

So, nach Der Himmel über Berlin und The End of the World kommen wir zum Toiletenwaschenkraft oder.

Which means something like, the zen of toilet cleaning latterly transcends Heaven and the end of the world.

I wanna watch!

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Wim... buddy... what are you doing? You're not one of the angels in Die Himmer Uber Berlin giving up your wings to settle down on earth, my friend. You're going from Oscars to literal toilets. I pray it's just a gimmick to gain reputation in Japan.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

There is an Australian film named "Kenny" which deals with this subject in hilarious fashion.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

In a few weeks we will learn the cast also contains ' the rock' and Jennifer Aniston.....

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Koji needs to play once more larger than life tough character to become more recognisable worldwide. Not with this boring character it will help him.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

I won’t be on the ‘edge’ of my seat watching it, I’ll be on the the seat watching it , with the window open…

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Tablets are a great way to stream such movies @kurisupisu 6:35am but sitting in one place for too long is not good for the circulation. Take an intermission from time to time, grab a snack and always remember to wipe your mobile devices after downloading.

@kurisupisu 6:35am: “I won’t be on the ‘edge’ of my seat watching it, I’ll be on the the seat watching it ,

with the window open…”

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites