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Hiroshima mon amour /

Contributor(s): Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: CC2507BD | The Criterion CollectionLanguage: French Original language: French Subtitle language: English Series: Criterion collection ; 196.Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: Blu-ray special edition; First printing 2015Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm)Content type:
  • two-dimensional moving image
Media type:
  • video
Carrier type:
  • videodisc
  • 1681430193
  • 9781681430195
Uniform titles:
  • Hiroshima mon amour (Motion picture)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 791.43/72 23
LOC classification:
  • PN1997 .H576 2015
Production credits:
  • Directors of photography, Michio Takahashi, Sacha Vierny ; editors, Henri Colpi, Jasmine Chasney ; music, Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco ; costume designer, Gerard Collery.
Cast: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson.Summary: Set in 1959, a French actress and a Japanese architect engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming mutual fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering.
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Video Recording Carleton University, AVRC SP456 - Collections Room BLU-00543 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 16050315620

Originally released as a motion picture in 1959; restored by Argos Films in 2013.

Special features: Audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie (2002); Interviews with director Alain Resnais from 1961 and 1980; Interviews with actor Emmanuelle Riva from 1959 and 2003; New interview with film scholar François Thomas; New interview with music scholar Tim Page about the film's score; Revoir "Hiroshima"..., a 2013 program about the film's restoration; booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones and excerpts from a 1959 Cahiers du cinéma roundtable discussion about the film.

Full screen (1.37:1).

This Blu-ray disc will not play on standard DVD players.

French dialogue; optional English subtitles.

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