Hiroshima Mon Amour

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Hiroshima Mon Amour

france return new love atomic bomb architect lover hiroshima, japan black and white family extramarital affair nouvelle vague anti war spectacle

Hiroshima Mon Amour

Release Date: June 10, 1959

Year    :   1959
Slogan    :   «From the measureless depths of a woman's emotions...»
Genres    :   Drama, History, Romance
Production Companies    :   Argos Films, Como Films, Daiei Motion Picture Co., Ltd., Pathé Overseas, Pathé Entertainment
Director    :   Alain Resnais
Producers    :   Anatole Dauman, Samy Halfon, Sacha Kamenka, Takeo Shirakawa
Writers    :   Marguerite Duras
RunTime    :   92 mins.
Revenue    :   3193

The deep conversation between a Japanese architect and a French actress forms the basis of this celebrated French film, considered one of the vanguard productions of the French New Wave. Set in Hiroshima after the end of World War II, the couple -- lovers turned friends -- recount, over many hours, previous romances and life experiences. The two intertwine their stories about the past with pondering the devastation wrought by the atomic bomb dropped on the city.




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