2009 | United States | Documentary

Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

  • English 90 mins
  • Director | Jessica Oreck
  • Writer | Jessica Oreck
  • Producer | Jessica Oreck

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Working backwards through history, Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo explores the mystery of hte development of Japan's love affair with bugs.  Using insects like an anthropologist's toolkit, the film uncovers Japanese philosophies that will shift Westerners' perspectives on nature, beauty, life, and even the seemingly mundane realities of their day-to-day routines.

-Jessica Oreck (Producer/Writer/Director), Sean Price Williams (Cinematographer), Maiko Endo (Co-Producer), Akito Kawahara (Co-Producer), JC Morrison and Nate Shaw (Composers)

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