July 21, 2013 / 1:00 PM
An amateur entomologist searching for insects by the sea is trapped by local villagers into
living with a mysterious woman who spends almost all her time preventing her home from
being swallowed up by advancing sand dunes. The woman and the trapped man begin a
strange and erotic relationship that stretches over years, as the man's hope for escape dims.
Hiroshi Teshigahara, director
123 minutes / not rated
Woman in the Dunes is one of three films chosen by artist Phyllida Barlow to accompany
her exhibition, Phyllida Barlow: Scree.
VIEW entire film series.