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Title Beetle queen conquers Tokyo [videorecording] / co-produced by Maiko Endo, Akito Kawahara ; produced & directed by Jessica Oreck ; written by Jessica Oreck.

Imprint Brooklyn, NY : Factory 25, ©2011.


Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD; all-region (region 0); NTSC; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital.
Language In Japanese and some English, with optional English subtitles.
Performer Narrated by Haruku Shinozaki.
Credits Camera by Sean Price Williams ; edited by Theo Angell, Jessica Oreck ; music composed and arranged by JC Morrison.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Audience "NR," Not rated.
Summary This documentary explores Japan's fascination and love affair with insects. The film intertwines their love for something so mundane, be it a beetle or butterfly, with their cultural values and traditions. In the end, it challenges viewers to not only alter their view of insects but also our lives.
Note Special feature: interview with Takeshi Yoro.
Interview with Jessica Oreck inserted in container.
Subject Insects -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Japan -- Social life and customs.
Ethnoentomology -- Japan.
Japanese -- Ethnozoology.
Insects -- Japan -- History.
Insects -- Japan.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Nature films.
Wildlife films.
Added Author Oreck, Jessica. Producer. Director. Screenwriter.
Endo, Maiko. Producer.
Kawahara, Akito. Producer.
Shinozaki, Haruku. Narrator.
Yōrō, Takeshi, 1937- Interviewee.
Factory 25.
Standard No. 082354254025
Music No. FTF-016 Factory 25

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