Hiroshima Mon Amour (Criterion Collection)

Criterion/Voyager (1959)

Drama, Foreign, History, Romance, War
France / French / 90 mins
715515151511:
- Keep Case - - 1 disc
The Criterion Collection
IMDb 8
Collection status
Index #1942
Seen It Yes on -
Quantity1
AddedJul 21, 2017
Bought at B&N summer sale 2017

Disc Features
New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
Audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie
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, author of L’atelier d’Alain Resnais
New interview with music scholar Tim Page about the film’s score
Revoir “Hiroshima” . . . , a 2013 program about the film’s restoration
PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones and excerpts from a 1959 Cahiers du cinéma roundtable discussion about the film

New cover by Sarah Habibi
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Crew

Director
Alain Resnais
Writer Marguerite Duras
Producer Anatole Dauman, Samy Halfon
Photography Michio Takahashi, Sacha Vierny
Musician Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco

Trailer

Plot

A young French actress is making an anti-war film in the rebuilt Japanese city of Hiroshima. Here, she has an affair with a Japanese architect, even though both of them are happily married. She will soon have to fly back home to Paris, but she spends one last night with her lover. At a café, she recounts the story of her first tragic love with a German soldier during the war....


The Criterion Collection

Criterion (2015)

Subtitles English
Audio Tracks PCM Mono [French]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
Audience Rating
Screen Ratio Academy Ratio (1.37:1)