The Insect Woman (1963)

Director
Shôhei Imamura

Main cast
Emiko Aizawa; Masumi Harukawa; Sachiko Hidari; Emiko Higashi; Daizaburo Hirata

Genres
Drama, Foreign

Description
A woman, Tome, is born to a lower class family in Japan in 1918. The title refers to an insect, repeating its mistakes, as in an infinite circle. Imamura, with this metaphor, introduces the life of Tome, who keeps trying to change her poor life.


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