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Hiroshima mon amour [videorecording] / Argos Films, Como Films, Daiei Motion Picture et Pathe Overseas Productions
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | 2003
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD H WORLD (FRENCH))
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD H WORLD (FRENCH) CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[United States] : Criterion Collection, 2003.
Descript
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 196
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 196.
System Det
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Doby digital mono.
Note
In French, with optional subtitles in English.
Cast
Emanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson.
Credits
Producer/director, Alain Resnais ; screenplay, Marguerite Duras ; music, Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco ; costume designer, Gerard Collery.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier.
Note
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie ; vintage interviews with director Alain Resnais and actress Emmanuelle Riva ; new video interview with Emmanuelle Riva ; excerpts from Marguerite Duras' screenplay annotations, narrated over clips from the film ; isolated music and effects track ; illustrated booklet, featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones, excerpts from a 1959 "Cahiers du Cinéma" round-table discussion about the film, an essay on composer Giovanni Fusco by Russell Lack, and character portraits by Duras.
Local Note
MW, 9-03
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ISBN
0780026934
ISBN/ISSN
037429180723
Music #
HIR050 Home Vision Entertainment
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