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The Insect Woman


Directed by Kim Ki-young
South Korea, 1972


A schoolgirl goes from braids to bouffant when her mother makes her a bar hostess/prostitute. She cures impotence for Professor Lee and becomes his concubine. His entrepreneurial wife is initially shocked but soon accepts the arrangement and even gives the girl and allowance.

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The Insect Woman Directed by Kim Ki-young

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