Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)

August 25, 2023 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)

This beautiful and fantastical romance explores the search for true happiness in the most unexpected places. Brimming with magical realism, sensuality, and humor, the film follows Yosuke Sasano, an unemployed businessman who arrives in a remote fishing village looking for hidden treasure. Instead, he meets Saeko Aizawa, a charming and unusual woman with a unique problem: a well of warm water inside her longing for release. Warm Water Under a Red Bridge is both playful and profound, and its liberating and enlightening exploration of women’s sexuality and agency makes it a timeless masterpiece. $10; $8 seniors and students with ID; $7 members and Wadsworth Welcome. Museum admission not included.

Friday, August 25, 2pm
Saturday, August 26, 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, August 27, 2pm

Directed by Shonei Imamura. Japan, France (Japanese with English subtitles). 1 hour 59 minutes. Not rated.