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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.
Cover image Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
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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