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Hiroshima mon amour /

Contributor(s): Fusco, Giovanni, 1906-1968 [composer (expression)] | Resnais, Alain, 1922-2014 [film director.] | Okada, Eiji, 1920-1995 [actor.] | Kamenka, Sacha, 1910-1970 [film producer.] | Halfon, Samy [film producer.] | Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992 [composer (expression)] | Shirakawa, Takeo [film producer.] | Fresson, Bernard, 1931-2002 [actor.] | Duras, Marguerite [screenwriter.] | Dassas, Stella [actor.] | Barbaud, Pierre [actor.] | Riva, Emmanuèle [actor.] | Takahashi, Michio [director of photography.] | Vierny, Sacha, 1919-2001 [director of photography.] | Colpi, Henri [editor of moving image work.] | Chasney, Jasmine [editor of moving image work.] | Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992 [composer (expression).] | Fusco, Giovanni, 1906-1968 [composer (expression).] | Argos Films [production company.] | Criterion Collection (Firm) [publisher.] | Como Films [production company.] | Pathe Overseas Productions [production company.] | Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha [production company.]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: videodiscISBN: 1681430193; 9781681430195Uniform titles: Hiroshima mon amour (Motion picture) Subject(s): Actresses -- Drama | Actresses | Architects -- Drama | Man-woman relationships | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Architects | Japan -- Hiroshima-shi | Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- DramaGenre/Form: Motion pictures -- France. | Motion pictures -- Japan. | Motion pictures -- Japan. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Drama. | Feature films. | Motion pictures -- France. | Fiction films. DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .H576 2015Production 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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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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