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A woman annointing a scared looking woman.
Kakekomi

Film

Kakekomi

Unclassified 15+
Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

1 Dec + 6 Dec

Kakekomi are runaway women, seeking refuge from their unhappy marriages in the temple Tokei-ji. It is rumoured that they will be granted divorce and freedom from their unwanted husbands after two years of monastic service to the temple.

No Longer Available.
  • When one of the kakekomi develops a forbidden attraction to a verbose young writer, is there any hope for their future?

    Toke-ji is a real temple in the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, and is best known for its historical role as a refuge for battered wives. It is sometimes referred to as the “divorce temple”.