The Insect Woman
The Insect Woman ★★★ The Insect; Nippon Konchuki 1963
Chronicles 45 years in the life of a woman who must work with the diligence of an ant in order to survive. Thoughtfully reflects the exploitation of women and the cruelty of human nature in Japanese society. Beautiful performance from Hidari, who ages from girlhood to middle age. In Japanese with English subtitles. 123m/B VHS . JP Sachiko Hidari, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Hiroyuki Nagaes, Sumie Sasaki; D: Shohei Imamura.