- 1 videodisc (DVD) (127 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- Ōno, Tadashi.Abe, Kōbō,Ichikawa, Kiichi.Kishida, Kyōko,Okada, Eiji,Teshigahara, Hiroshi.
- Corporate Author
- Image Entertainment (Firm)Milestone Film & Video.
- Based on a novel with the same title by Kōbō Abe.Cast: Kyōko Kishida, Eiji Okada.Credits: Producers, Kiichi Ichikawa, Tadashi Ono ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; music Toru Takemitsu ; director of photography, Hiroshi Segawa ; editor, Fusako Shuzui ; music, Tohru Takemitsu.In Japanese with English subtitles.Includes original Japanese theatrical trailer.Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.Restored from the original negatives with new subtitles.Summary: An amateur biologist escapes the bustle of the city by studying beetles in remote sand dunes. After missing the last bus, he accepts a villager's offer to spend the night in a widow's shack at the bottom of a deep sand pit. In the morning he finds he is trapped. At first enraged, the man's hatred for the woman soon turns to searing, erotic lust.