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The Resource Suna no onna : Woman in the dunes, Eishin ; produced by Teshigahara [Productions] ; produced by Küchi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay, Kōbō Abe, (videorecording)

Suna no onna : Woman in the dunes, Eishin ; produced by Teshigahara [Productions] ; produced by Küchi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay, Kōbō Abe, (videorecording)

Label
Suna no onna : Woman in the dunes
Title
Suna no onna
Title remainder
Woman in the dunes
Statement of responsibility
Eishin ; produced by Teshigahara [Productions] ; produced by Küchi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay, Kōbō Abe
Title variation
  • Woman in the dunes
  • Hiroshi Teshigahara's woman in the dunes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
An entomologist is tricked by villagers into spending the night in a shack in a sandpit with a widow whose task is endlessly to haul away sand. He finds he cannot escape and gradually develops an intense, erotic bond with his companion and resigns himself to a lifetime of hypnotic routine
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival: Special Jury Prize
Cataloging source
TLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Hiroshi Segawa ; editor, Fusako Shuzui ; music, Tohru Takemitsu
Language note
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles; credits also in French
PerformerNote
Kishida Kyōko, Okada Eiji, Mitsui Sōji, Itō Hiroko
Runtime
123
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Suna no onna : Woman in the dunes, Eishin ; produced by Teshigahara [Productions] ; produced by Küchi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay, Kōbō Abe, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Kōbō Abe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
  • Restored from the original negatives with new subtitles
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
41093346
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (123 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
784148004938
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
MILE049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Suna no onna : Woman in the dunes, Eishin ; produced by Teshigahara [Productions] ; produced by Küchi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay, Kōbō Abe, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Kōbō Abe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
  • Restored from the original negatives with new subtitles
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
41093346
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (123 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
784148004938
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
MILE049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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