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Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

"a doorway to something huge and eternal"
Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York

"bewitching... an entrancing take on the world in miniature"
Eric Hynes, The Village Voice

"finds insights and forges connections
that transcend squeamishness"
Nicolas Rapold, Film Comment Magazine

"remarkable... quietly spellbinding"
Justin Chang, Variety

"a wonderfully strange, richly detailed experience"
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

"truly joyous moments to behold"
Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

"bristles with kinetic energy...
a film to be heard as well as seen"

Michael Chaiken, Film Comment Magazine

"observes the phenomenon
with a curious, incisive eye"

Richard Brody, The New Yorker

"remarkable... stunningly gorgeous"
The Onion

David Edelstein, New York Magazin, Critic's Pick

"beautifully filmed, seductively narrated"
V.A. Musetto, New York Post

"hushed and meditative"
Cliff Doerksen, Chicago Reader

"a striking micromasterpiece...
utterly, wonderfully unique"

Marc Savlov, The Austin Chronicle

"discovers a world of wonders"
Hank Sartin, Time Out Chicago

"a mesmerizing film-essay"
Stephen Gossett, Flavorpill Chicago

"delightful essay...poetic work"
Bill Stamets, Chicago Sun Times

"a love story created for the eyes"
Arts and Faith

"the best film I have seen at SXSW"
Alicia Van Couvering, Filmmaker Magazine

"breathtaking...transforming the ordinary
to the extraordinary"

Michael Tully, Hammer to Nail

"glittering imagery and sumptuous sensory detail"
Chris Garcia, Austin-American Statesman

"The imagery is so evocative,
it requires no context"

Matt Singer, IFC

"Loved every minute...
a visual haiku"

Amanda Krotki, Metromix Baltimore

consumes you like a swarm of locusts"

Vancouver International Film Festival


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