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This film always reminds me of "Women in the Dunes," both are favorites of mine.

Posted by Jared | May 22, 2008 4:17 PM

Why should we take your critical opinion seriously when you've shown yourself absent the process of critical thinking.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | May 22, 2008 4:20 PM

I long for people...
then again I loathe them:
end of autumn. -Chogo

Posted by Special K | May 22, 2008 4:36 PM

Onibaba means evil old lady. Oni means demon and baba is a not very nice word for an old woman.

Posted by japanesejill | May 22, 2008 4:50 PM

It looks like the adult version of the girl who was run over.

Posted by TheTruthHurts | May 22, 2008 5:11 PM

Parodying yourself is usually a sign you need a vacation. Take some time off, man.

Posted by Bob | May 22, 2008 5:26 PM

It's the archetypal story that feeds irrational masculine fear of woman -- the fear of the earth devouring him. Which is a justifiable fear; the mistake is thinking woman is of the earth and man is not.

(White) man is NOT formed in the image of God; Woman (black man) is NOT Freud's "dark continent". We know ourselves; we are knowable. (White) man may be born of us, but he is still in us, and we are in him. We are not so different.

We need some new myths. Those old ones are so tired.

Posted by Irena | May 22, 2008 6:40 PM


Posted by Becky | May 22, 2008 7:22 PM

Please, Chuck, remember this film for me. I already forgot.

Posted by Spoogie | May 22, 2008 7:56 PM

charles, why is it irena's analysis makes more sense than yours? she's just an unpaid commenter, and you're an employee of the stranger. life just isn't fair, i guess.

Posted by ellarosa | May 22, 2008 8:01 PM

Onibaba don't mean hole.

Posted by Colin | May 22, 2008 10:27 PM

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