Film: The Woman of the Dunes

Tue 11 Jun 11am

From £4.00 to £8.00

Aldeburgh Cinema

Part of Aldeburgh Festival

Tuesday 11 June 2019 - 11.00am

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Nominated for two Oscars, this simple but bizarre tale of entrapment tells the story of a man who misses his bus home after a day out on a remote stretch of coast. He is imprisoned by local villagers at the bottom of a sand dune, joining a woman who is forced to shovel the sand that threatens to engulf them.

Director Hiroshi Teshigahara builds an atmospheric, highly charged and sensual film, which features a brilliantly chilling, minimalist score by Toru Takemitsu.

Illustration: Brian Grimwood