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    Woman of the Dunes (Toho, 1964). Japanese B2 (20" X 28.75").
    An entomologist (Eiji Okada) seeks lodging for the night in the dunes, and is led by the villagers to the bottom of a sandpit where he finds a widow (Kyoko Kishida) living in a shack. Next morning he discovers he can no longer climb out. He is expected to remain there and to live with the woman, who needs a man's help. Because the sand drifts into the shack without cease, shoveling sand away from the sandpit is her primary daily routine. After all attempts to escape the situation fail, he becomes accustomed to it and finds another way of life. This country-of-origin poster, two Academy Award nominated film of 1964 and the Special Jury Prize at Cannes, has touchup applied to the folds, and there is a nick in the left edge. Scarce. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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