Manji: The Goddess of Mercy

MA 15+
29 September
Location informationArc Cinema
Event costFREE (bookings essential)

Manji starts with two affluent society ladies, Sonoko and Mitsuko, whose budding friendship turns into a love affair. Smoothly narrated, the film navigates complicated relationships and hidden desires. Based on the Junichiro Tanizaki novel, Quicksand.

Image: Manji © 1964 Kadokawa Pictures

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