Maadathy, an Unfairy Tale

90 mins
8.8 / 10 (211)


This film is a tale about a young girl who grew up in the slave caste group and how she came to be immortalized as their local deity, Maadathy.

MUBI's take

Tamil filmmaker Leena Manimekalai raises piercing questions about the intersection of caste-based oppression and the place of women in society in this poignant social drama. The camera follows its characters from a distance, lending an immersive power to this quietly profound tale.

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