Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara (4-DVD)

Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara (4-DVD)
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Format:  DVD  (4 Discs)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 6 hours, 8 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1962
  • Label: Criterion
  • 4-Disc Set
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - Japanese
    • Subtitles - English - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Featurette
    • Shorts:
      1. HOKUSAI (1953)
      2. IKEBANA (1956)
      3. TOKYO 1958 (1958)
      4. AKO/WHITE MORNING (1963)
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Essays - James Quandt

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , , &
Directed by

Product Description:

This trilogy of films from director Hiroshi Teshigahara showcase his enigmatic style, atmospheric visuals, and philosophical depth.

PITFALL, Teshigahara's feature debut, follows a downtrodden miner and his son as they travel through a series of surreal landscapes, pursued by a mysterious stranger in a white suit.

Based on the novel by Kobo Abe, WOMAN IN THE DUNES tells the story of a Japanese entomologist held prisoner in a sand pit with an alluring woman. Little by little, the scientist develops an intense bond with his female companion and resigns himself to an eternity of hypnotic routine.

FACE OF ANOTHER, a chilling study of suspicion and despair, focuses on a horribly disfigured man and his profound sense of personal isolation after a physician gives him the face of another.

Plot Keywords:

Erotic | Japan | New Wave (Film) | Science-Fiction
Criterion Collection

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  • UPC: 715515024624
  • Shipping Weight: 1.08/lbs (approx)
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