Harmful Insect

Harmful Insect (Gaichū, 2001) SHIOTA AKIHIKO RETROSPECTIVE SECTION

Shiota’s ‚Harmful Insect’ was one of his most acclaimed films internationally, screening in Venice, and earning awards in various international film festivals, for both him and his protagonist, Miyazaki Aoi, who was then doing her first steps in the film industry, much like Aoi Yū who also stars in this unusual coming-of-age film. Following the divorce of her parents, her mother’s suicide attempt, and the rumors of an affair with her teacher, a lonely 7th grader, Sachiko starts skipping school in an attempt to find he.r own indentity

Starring: Miyazaki Aoi, Aoi Yū, Tanabe Seiichi, Sawaki Tetsu, Amamiya Ryo


City Culture Institute (Instytut Kultury Miejskiej) in Gdańsk, 05.10, 15:30

Gdańsk

04.10 - 09.10.2019

Gdansk Shakepeare Theatre
Kameralne Cafe Cinema
Gdansk Culture Institute

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Poznań

10.10 - 11.10.2019

Adam Mickiewicz University
Muza Cinema

Festival Program

Wrocław

09.10 - 13.10.2019

Jerzy Grotowski Institute in Wroclaw

Festival Program