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DVD006291

Hiroshima Mon Amour

Resnais, Alain. France. 1959.

Title:
Hiroshima Mon Amour
Director:
Resnais, Alain
Production Co:
Argos-Films; Como Films; Daiei Kyoto; Pathe Overseas
Country:
France
Year:
1959
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2015
Description:
1 videodisc of 1, booklet.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   90 minutes.   b/w.   sound - monaural.   fullscreen
Language:
French with English subtitles
Genre:
Drama
Notes:
4K digital restoration with uncompressed monaural soundtrack. A cornerstone of the French New Wave, the first feature from Alain Resnais. A French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) 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. Academy Award-nominated screenplay by novelist Maguerite Duras. Supplemental features include: audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie; interviews with director Resnais and actress Riva; interview with film scholar Fran├žois Thomas, music scholar Tim Page. Includes booklet with essay by Kent Jones and excerpts from a 1959 Cahiers du cinema roundtable film discussion.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
In