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Plot Summary
Cultural and historical references untangle Japan's fascination with insects.


Director: Jessica Oreck

Genres: Documentary

Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo (2009)

Release Date: May 12th, 2010

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  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    A documentary that is often told in adages, riddles and poetry. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    There's no shortage of fascinating segments. show more

  • 80
    Joshua Rothkopf Time Out New York

    By movie’s end, you see flocks of umbrella-adorned commuters in a different light; and what’s often viewed as Japanese humility becomes a doorway to something huge and eternal. Bring the kids. show more

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