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The Insect Woman

The Insect Woman
  • 1963
  • Japan
  • 123 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Shohei Imamura
  • Written by: Keiji Hasebe, Shohei Imamura
  • Cast: Emiko Aizawa, Masumi Harukawa, Sachiko Hidari
  • Language: Japanese

In a time of great national upheaval, Imamura chronicles the rise of his strong-willed heroine, Tome (Hidari), through poverty and exploitation, to become one of Tokyo's top brothel-keepers.

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