Film Series: Woman in the Dunes

1964. Japan. Dir: Hiroshi Teshigahara. With Eiji Okada. 123 min.

An entomologist finds himself trapped in a strange town with the eponymous woman in this gorgeous, intriguing allegory. Teshigahara’s second collaboration with author Kobo Abe (who adapted his own celebrated novel) conducts a sensitive and palpably atmospheric rumination on existential entrapment and emotional connection.

Tonight, 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.