Woman in the Dunes [Suna no onna] (Original Japanese poster for the 1964 film). Author: Teshigahara, Hiroshi (director); Kobo Abe (novel, screenwriter); Eiko Yoshida (screenwriter); Eiji Okada, Kyoko Kishida, Hiroko Ito (starring) Title: Woman in the Dunes [Suna no onna] (Original Japanese poster for the 1964 film) Publication: Japan: Toho Company, 1964.
Description: Original Japanese B2 poster for the 1964 film. A masterpiece of 1960s Japanese cinema, based on the novel by Kobo Abe, which Roger Ebert described as a modern turn on the myth of Sisyphus. A schoolteacher, on an expedition to collect insects that inhabit sand dunes, becomes trapped with a widow in a hut inexplicably built at the bottom of a sand quarry.
Winner of the Cannes Prix du jury. 20 x 28.5 inches. Moderate edgewear, light creasing overall.
Very Good or better overall. Subject: 1960s Cinema, Directors, Film Posters, Japanese Cinema. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland. Since 1996, we have specialized in rare books and paper relating to twentieth century literature, genre fiction, the arts, and popular culture, with a particular emphasis on cinema. All books noted as First Editions are also First Printings unless indicated otherwise.
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