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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

1964 / 147min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: HIROSHI TESHIGAHARA

CAST: EIJI OKADA, KYôKO KISHIDA, HIROKO ITô

One of several coruscating adaptations that the formidable Teshigahara made from the novels of Kôbô Abe, this landmark of the Japanese New Wave stars Eiji Okada as an entomologist who, while searching for rare insects in a secluded village, comes into contact with Kyoko Kishida, a lonely woman who seems to want to keep him for a specimen of her own.