Come to one or both of the Thermae Romae film showings at the Chicago Cultural Center! August 7, 2013 at 6:30pm &
August 10, 2013 at 2PM
Based on the best selling manga series written by Mari Yamazaki, this comedy follows a Roman architect named Lucius, who is having trouble coming up with new ideas and loses his job. One day, when at a spa with his friend, he discovers a hidden tunnel underneath that leads him to a Japanese bath house. Inspired by the innovations found there, he creates his own spa bringing in the modern ideas he finds in Japan to Ancient Rome.