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Woman in the dunes [DVD videorecording] = Suna no onna / Eishin ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; Teshigahara Productions.

Contributor(s): Teshigahara, Hiroshi | Kishida, Kyōko, 1930- | Okada, Eiji, 1920-1995 | Ichikawa, Kiichi | Ōno, Tadashi | Abe, Kōbō, 1924-1993. Suna no onna | Eishin (Firm) | Teshigahara Purodakushon | Milestone Film & Video | Image Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Milestone collection.Publisher: Chatsworth, Calif.: Image Entertainment, c1999Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Suna no onna [DVD videorecording] [Parallel title] | Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the dunes [DVD videorecording] [Title on container:].Subject(s): Foreign films -- Japan | Motion pictures, Japanese | Existentialism in motion picturesGenre/Form: Feature films.
Production Credits: Producers, Kiichi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director of photography, Hiroshi Segawa ; editor, Fusako Shuzui ; music, Tohru Takemitsu.
Awards: Winner of the Special Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival; Academy Award nominee for Best Director & Best Foreign Film.Cast: Kishida Kyōko, Okada Eiji, Mitsui Sōji, Itō Hiroko.Summary: An amateur biologist escapes the bustle of the city by studying beetles in remote sand dunes. After missing the last bus, he accepts a villager's offer to spend the night in a widow's shack at the bottom of a deep sand pit. In the morning he finds he is trapped. At first enraged, the man's hatred for the woman soon turns to searing, erotic lust.
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Japanese dialogue, English subtitles.

Kishida Kyōko, Okada Eiji, Mitsui Sōji, Itō Hiroko.

Producers, Kiichi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director of photography, Hiroshi Segawa ; editor, Fusako Shuzui ; music, Tohru Takemitsu.

Based on a novel with the same title by Kōbō Abe.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.

Restored from the original negatives with new subtitles.

Includes original Japanese theatrical trailer.

DVD player required.

Not rated.

For private home use only.

An amateur biologist escapes the bustle of the city by studying beetles in remote sand dunes. After missing the last bus, he accepts a villager's offer to spend the night in a widow's shack at the bottom of a deep sand pit. In the morning he finds he is trapped. At first enraged, the man's hatred for the woman soon turns to searing, erotic lust.

"Milestone film & video".

Winner of the Special Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival; Academy Award nominee for Best Director & Best Foreign Film.

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