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.

Credits

director

Hiroshi Teshigahara

co-producer

Tadashi Ono

Kiichi Ichikawa

production company

Teshigahara Productions

Language

Japanese

Duration

01:59:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

38390

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Japan

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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