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Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

2009 Rated NR 1hr 36m

Jessica Oreck -- a past contributor to PBS' "Nature" -- turns her lens on the insect world in this documentary, but her true focus is on the hold the creepy-crawly creatures exert on the collective imagination of the Japanese people. Tracing the connection all the way back to that country's first emperor -- who dubbed Japan "Isle of the Dragonflies" -- the film shows how bugs have wormed their way into every aspect of Japanese culture.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes.