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Swallowtail Butterfly


Directed by Shunji Iwai
Japan, 1996


After a young girl’s mother dies, she is cared for by Glico, a brassy hooker, who gives the girl the name “Ageha” (Butterfly). Ageha goes to work for a collection of oddballs who run a junkyard and salvage business.

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Swallowtail Butterfly Directed by Shunji Iwai

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