Perfect Days

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Perfect Days

Opens February 23

Nominated for Best International Feature at the 2024 Academy Awards®

In the newest film from legendary filmmaker Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire; Paris, Texas), Hirayama (Koji Yakusho) is content with his life as a toilet cleaner in Tokyo. Outside of his structured routine, he cherishes music on cassette tapes, books, and taking photos of trees. Through unexpected encounters, he reflects on finding beauty in the world.

Winner of the award for Best Actor (Koji Yakusho) at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival

"Perfect Days is another masterwork from Wenders, a recognition of life’s curiosities, the small details that make it all worthwhile, and finding beauty in the overlooked things in life."
Ross Bonaime, Collider
"The director has crafted a film of deceptive simplicity, observing the tiny details of a routine existence with such clarity, soulfulness and empathy that they build a cumulative emotional power almost without you noticing."
David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

This film is part of the following initiatives:


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