Mujo (This Passing Life) (This Transient Life)
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Mujo (This Passing Life) (This Transient Life)
The son and daughter of a wealthy Japanese merchant embrace the modern era and turn their backs on the traditions of their elders. The young woman eschews kimonos for miniskirts, and the long haired son ends up sleeping with her when the duo dons traditional religious masks. A Buddhist priest says nothing of her pregnancy when she is married off to the son of a faithful servant. The parents have pegged the servant's son to be the one who seduced their daughter. The son of a noted sculptor tries but fails to kill the incestuous brother and ends up killing himself. The brother goes to work… More

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"The hyperactive camera makes this a movie that truly moves, something the director intended as an evocation of the titular concept of transience, or the Buddhist belief that everything in this world is fleeting."
‑ Tom Mes, Electric Sheep
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