The cinematography in Woman in the Dunes will hypnotize you. That's for sure!
It captures the arid and claustrophobic atmosphere perfectly and the absence of color made the scenery look even dryer and hostile than it already was.
Yet, it's still quite beautiful. In fact, one of the most beautiful black & white cinematography I've seen. The astonishing close ups and long takes captured the beauty in all this dead and dusty nothingness.
It seems like that the sand flows like…