A selection of favourite films which emphasise the elemental of heat as key to plot, symbol or theme; whether the sun be an indifferent celestial oppressor, or the cleansing primordial beacon of J.G. Ballard’s The Drowned World. Dank humidity, purging rays, cracked lips and clammy skin.
See also Kenji’s Desert list.
Below: Phase IV, Wake in Fright, Woman of/in the Dunes