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Swallowtail Butterfly

1996 film by Shunji Iwai

Swallowtail Butterfly

Released 14 September 1996 (27 years ago)

Director Shunji Iwai
Genre crime film
Nominated for Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year and Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Composer Takeshi Kobayashi
Country of origin Japan
Screenwriter Shunji Iwai
Producer Shin'ya Kawai

About Swallowtail Butterfly

Swallowtail, also known as Swallowtail Butterfly (スワロウテイル Suwarōteiru), is a 1996 Japanese crime film directed by Shunji Iwai, starring Hiroshi Mikami, pop-singer Chara, and Ayumi Ito.

The film was shot on hand-held cameras using jump cuts and other visual techniques. It covers a wide array of themes and genres, from social realism to coming-of-age to crime.

A theme song for the film under Yen Town Band, titled "Swallowtail Butterfly (Ai no Uta)", gained first place on the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart of October 7, 1996.