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The Insect Woman (Original post-production screenplay for the 1963 film, SIGNED by director Imamura and members of the cast)

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The Insect Woman (Original post-production screenplay for the 1963 film, SIGNED by director Imamura and members of the cast)

by Shohei Imamura (director, screenwriter); Keiji Hasebe (screenwriter); Emiko Aizawa, Setsuko Amamiya, Tomio Aoki, Aomoko Aoyagi (starring)

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Tokyo: Nikkatsu, 1963. Draft post-production script for the 1963 film. Round robin copy, SIGNED by director Shohei Imamura and six members of the cast and crew on the front wrapper, including Sachiko Hidari, Kazuo Kitamura, Shoichi Ozawa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, and composer Toshiro Mayuzumi, with signatures dated in the mid-1990s. Text in Japanese.

A metaphor for the Twentieth Century Japanese experience, particularly through World War II, told through the perspective of a woman named Tome, born into a lower class family. She finds herself in a cycle of self-defeat, repeating the same mistakes that have always plagued her.

White titled perfect bound wrappers with holograph signatures on the front wrappers. Title page present. 83 leaves, with last page of text numbered 10-6. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 473. Eureka 22.

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Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
143469
Title
The Insect Woman (Original post-production screenplay for the 1963 film, SIGNED by director Imamura and members of the cast)
Author
Shohei Imamura (director, screenwriter); Keiji Hasebe (screenwriter); Emiko Aizawa, Setsuko Amamiya, Tomio Aoki, Aomoko Aoyagi (starring)
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Nikkatsu
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Date Published
1963
Keywords
Film Scripts | Post-Production Film Scripts | 1960s Cinema | Japanese Cinema
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Film Scripts; Post-Production Film Scripts; 1960s Cinema;

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