In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and “safe” village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it’s neither as quiet nor as safe as it’s expected to be.
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Like a lot of Makavejev's work, Manifesto tries to combine sex and politics to make a critique of both, but here it just comes across in poor taste. A 16 year old getting paid for sex is not funny, it's just uncomfortable. Same with the tired resists rape but gives into it stereotype, and literally every female character seen as an object to be desired. What happened between this and the subtle feminism of WR? Gross.