Woman in the Dunes Movie Review 1964

Information and Film Reviews for Woman in the Dunes the Movie

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Splendid, resonant allegorical drama. A scientist studying insects in the Japanese sand dunes finds himself trapped with a woman in a hut at the bottom of a pit. Superbly directed and photographed (by Hiroshi Segawa). Scripted by Kobo Abe from his acclaimed novel. In Japanese with English subtitles.

Distribution

Tapeworm Video Distributors, 27833 Hopkins Ave., Unit 6, Valencia, CA 91355, Phone: (661)257-4904, Fax: (661)257-4820, Email: sales@tapeworm.com, URL: http://www.tapeworm.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 123 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Science & Scientists, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Kobe Abe
Cast
Eiji Okada, Kyoko Kishida, Koji Mitsui, Hiroko Ito, Sen Yano
Cinematography
Hiroshi Segawa
Director
Hiroshi Teshigahara
Music
Toru Takemitsu
Producer
Pathe

Awards

Cannes 1964: Grand Jury Prize.

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