Woman in the Dunes [Suna no onna]

Japan: Toho Company, 1964. Original Japanese B2 poster for the 1964 film.

A masterpiece of 1960s Japanese cinema, based on the novel by Kobo Abe, which Roger Ebert described as a modern turn on the myth of Sisyphus. A schoolteacher, on an expedition to collect insects that inhabit sand dunes, becomes trapped with a widow in a hut inexplicably built at the bottom of a sand quarry.

Winner of the Cannes Prix du jury.

20 x 28.5 inches. Moderate edgewear, light creasing overall. Very Good or better overall.

BFI 645. Criterion Collection 394. Ebert I.


[Book #140078]

Price: $550.00