Hiroshima Mon Amour

TitleHiroshima Mon Amour
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1959
AuthorsResnais, Alain
Running Time91 minutes
Date Released06/1959
DistributorCocinor
CountryFrance
Mediumblack and white
Publication LanguageFrench, Japanese, Eng
Abstract

This influential French New Wave film uses a disintegrating love affair to explore memory in post-World War II Japan. Two unnamed lovers engage in metaphor and memory as they end their affair. Groundbreaking use of flashbacks reveal how they experienced war as a devastating loss and personal shame. 

Cast

Emmanuelle Riva

Eiji Okada

Stella Dassas

Pierre Barbaud

Credits

Produced by Samy Halfon and Anatole Dauman

Directed by Alain Resnais

Written by Marguerite Duras

Cinematography by Michio Takahashi and Sacha Vierny

Edited by Jasmine Chasney, Henri Colpi, and Anne Sarraute

Music by Georges Delerue and Giovanni Fusco 

Genre

Drama, Romance

Alternate Title二十四時間の情事
Translated TitleHiroshima My Love
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