Get ready to be swept away by the magical realism, sensuality, and humor of “Warm Water Under a Red Bridge”, the final film by revered filmmaker Shohei Imamura. Nominated for the Palme d’Or, this classic film tells the story of Yosuke Sasano (Koji Yakusho), an unemployed salaryman who arrives in a remote fishing village following a rumor of hidden treasure. Instead, he meets Saeko Aizawa (Misa Shimizu), a charming and unusual woman with a unique problem: a well of warm water inside her longing for release.
Through their passionate affair, Imamura paints a picture of longing, fantasy, and the search for true happiness in the most unexpected of places. And now, you can experience this timeless tale like never before with the new extras-laden release.
Featuring a specially-produced video essay by author and film curator Tom Vick, as well as a 16-page collectible booklet with a new essay by film scholar and writer Hwang Kyunmin, this release is a must-have for fans of world cinema and drama.
So mark your calendars for May 23, 2023, when “Warm Water Under a Red Bridge” arrives on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital platforms like iTunes, Amazon, and Vudu. With a running time of 120 minutes and an aspect ratio of 1.78:1 widescreen, you’ll be transported to the remote fishing village and swept away by Imamura’s masterful storytelling. The audio is in 2.0 stereo, and the film is in Japanese with English subtitles.
Don’t miss your chance to own this extraordinary film and explore the fascinating bonus features that come with it.