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Hiroshima Mon Amour (2003)


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Published: [Chicago, Ill.] : [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment ; Criterion Collection, [2003]
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  Dual-layer édition
Description:  1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (29 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
ISBN/ISSN: 0780026934,
Language:  French

Special features: audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie ; vintage interviews with director Alain Resnais and actress Emmanuelle Riva ; new video interview with Emmanuelle Riva ; excerpts from Marguerite Duras' screenplay annotations, narrated over clips from the film ; isolated music and effects track ; illustrated booklet, featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones, excerpts from a 1959 "Cahiers du Cinéma" round-table discussion about the film, an essay on composer Giovanni Fusco by Russell Lack, and character portraits by Duras

Emanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson

A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono

French dialogue with optional English subtitles

Related Searches:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama. -- Motion pictures and the war
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Foreign films -- France.

Additional Credits:
Resnais, Alain, 1922-2014.
Kamenka, Sacha, 1910-1970.
Shirakawa, Takeo.
Halfon, Samy.
Duras, Marguerite.
Riva, Emmanuèle.
Okada, Eiji, 1920-1995.
Dassas, Stella.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992.
Fusco, Giovanni, 1906-1968.
Argos Films.
Como Films.
Daiei Motion Picture (Firm)
Pathe Overseas Productions.
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)

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