Short B&W film about a man running, buried in sand at the end. I saw this film in middle…

…school, early eighties, and I believe it was made in the mid-60’s. There is no dialogue, but plenty of ambient sounds (the man’s heavy breathing as he runs, traffic, birds). Some shots I remember: the man running down the street, eating french fires and gulping a soda; a long shot where he examines his face in a pet store window, while we see birds in a cage. The final scene takes place on a beach, where the man encounters his double (who I think was chasing him the whole time), who whips off his sunglasses and forces the man into a hole dug in the sand. The man then claws the sand onto him, burying himself, until the last shot just shows his hands descending into the sand.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *