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135 Ratings

Harmful Insect


Directed by Akihiko Shiota
Japan, 2001


Aoi Miyazaki plays Sachiko, a thirteen year-old girl living with her depressed mother. The film starts by showing her mother’s suicide attempt, a scene that pretty much sets the tone, both content-wise and stylistically.

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Harmful Insect Directed by Akihiko Shiota

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