Mothra

A Film By Ishirō Honda‎
Japan, 1961
Japanese w. English Subtitles

“… a marvelous mix of science fiction, monster movie and adventure fantasy filled with colorful characters and an unmistakable socio-political subtext.”
-seanax.com

Ishirō Honda introduced us to a more magical take on the kaiju genre with Mothra — a giant moth looking to protect its people. Survivors shipwrecked on a remote island discover a native population that worships a mythical deity called Mothra. After the island’s fairies priestesses are kidnapped by an exploitative businessman, Mothra journeys to Tokyo to rescue them at all costs. (1961)

Whiskey Tasting  with Cure
7:30 pm – March 26 – $14
In the last 20 years, the reputation, popularity, and availability of Japanese distilled whiskey has grown exponentially. We’ll have complimentary samples of several exemplary whiskeys available before this special screening of the 1997 serial killer thriller Cure.

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