Wenders making a film about fancy public restrooms in Japan
May 11, 2022
TOKYO (AP) — Wim Wenders is making a film about high-end public toilets in Japan that will have what the renowned German director calls "social meaning" about people in modern cities.
"My first reaction was, I must admit: What? Toilets? Chotto mattene," he said Wednesday, using the Japanese expression for "wait a minute".
But then he began to see what the story could be about.
"For me, they turned from toilets into restrooms. That's a very nice word in English, the restroom. When I saw these places the next couple of days, I realized they were restrooms in the true sense of the word," Wen...