The Insect Woman (1963)

A woman, Tome, is born to a lower class family in Japan in 1918. The title refers to an insect, repeating its mistakes, as in an infinite circle. Imamura, with this metaphor, introduces the life of Tome, who keeps trying to change her poor life.

Directing:
  • Shōhei Imamura

Writing:
  • Shōhei Imamura
  • Keiji Hasebe

Stars:
Release Date: 1963-11-16
themoviedb icon 7.5/10
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 123

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