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Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo (2009)

Region: 0
UPC/Barcode: 0013964546859
Released: 20th February 2012
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 1
Catalogue No: NOV002
Category: Feature, Documentary
Format: DVD / Normal
Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo (2009) (Retail / Rental)


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Film information

Story: Jessica Oreck writes and directs this documentary exploring the deep attachment that Japanese people have to the world of insects. The film looks at the ways in which insects are honoured and revered in Japan, such as customary twilight outings to watch the fireflies (commonly believed to embody the souls of the dead), the collection of specimen beetles and the deep connections between Shinto Buddhism and entomology.

Cinematographer: Sean Price Williams

Directed by: Jessica Oreck

Music by: Paul Grimstad, J.C. Morrison, Nate Shaw

Produced by: Jessica Oreck

Written by: Jessica Oreck

DVD information

Studio/distributor: November Films

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