Thursday, September 4, 2014

Teshigahara Hiroshi's "Woman of the Dunes" (Suna no onna; 1964; in full; from Criterion Collection; w/ quality Eng subs)

わたしが来日したきっかけの一つとも言える女優岸田今日子は岸田国男の娘であることは知らなかった。Today's recommended viewing (although surely most of you have already seen it)→Teshigahara Hiroshi's "Suna no onna" (1964; in full; Criterion Collection; w/ quality Eng subs), based on Abe Kōbō's novel of the same name, starring the 34-yr-old Kishida Kyōko, musical score by Stravinsky-promoted Takemitsu Tōru。

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[Study guide forthcoming]

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