Woman of the dunes = Suna no onna

Japan, 1964

Film
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Out in the sand dunes a woman lives alone at the bottom of a pit. One day the local villagers bring a man to her. He can’t escape; gradually the two are drawn to each other. Out of this bizarre, if simple situation, Teshigahara builds an atmospheric, highly charged and remarkably sensual exploration of the human condition.

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Credits

director

Hiroshi Teshigahara

co-producer

Kiichi Ichikawa

Tadashi Ono

production company

Teshigahara Productions

Duration

01:59:00:00

Production places
Japan
Production dates
1964

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303649

Language

Japanese

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1207936

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