Blu-ray, DVD & 4K UHD release: ‘Perfect Days’

By   |  Jun 30, 2024

The Criterion Collection are bringing the 2023 Japanese-German drama ‘Perfect Days’ (パーフェクト・デイズ) to US Blu-ray, 4K UHD and DVD on July 16, 2024.

Co-written and directed by , the film revolves around a serene toilet cleaner who has various encounters that lead him to reflect on his life. The cast includes , and .

Synopsis: Hirayama (Koji Yakusho) is a contemplative middle-aged man who lives a life of modesty and serenity, spending his days balancing his job as a dutiful caretaker of Tokyo’s numerous public toilets with his passion for music, literature and photography. As we join him on his structured daily routine, a series of unexpected encounters gradually begin to reveal a hidden past that lies behind his otherwise content and harmonious life.

• 4K digital master with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
• New interview with Wim Wenders
• Interview with actor Koji Yakusho
• Interview with producer Koji Yanai
• ‘some body comes into the light’ (2023), a short by Wenders
• Trailer
• An essay by film critic Bilge Ebiri
• New cover by Michael Boland

‘Perfect Days’ is available to pre-order now from

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