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Wenders making a film about fancy public restrooms in Japan

 


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...



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