Keswick Film Club - Woman of the Dunes

Saturday 26th February 5:00 PM

Woman of the Dunes 

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara Country: Japan
Cert: 15 Year: 1964 Length: 123 mins Language: Japanese

Audience Reaction

Score: 63.46% Attendance: 29


  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database


An entomologist wandering the dunes in search of specimens is persuaded by local villagers to spend the night in a young widow’s shack at the bottom of a pit. In the morning the ladder has gone and, like the woman, he is forced to shovel sand out of the ever-filling pit to survive.


open_quote like a dream. . pulsing with eroticism and despair. . from which you awake bolt upright in a cold sweat close_quote Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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