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Title Hiroshima mon amour [videorecording] / Argos Films, Como Films, Daiei Motion Picture et Pathe Overseas Productions ; réalisation, Alain Resnais ; scenario et dialoques, Marguerite Duras ; directeurs de production, Sacha Kamenka, Shirakawa Takeo ; producteur délégué, Samy Halfon.

Imprint [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision Entertainment ; [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F HIR    DUE 07-20-19
 GDL Central Library DVD    F HIR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (29 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series Classic collection
Criterion collection ; 196
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 196.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
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.
Credits Directors of photography, Michio Takahashi, Sacha Vierny ; editors, Henri Colpi, Jasmine Chasney ; music, Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco ; costume designer, Gerard Collery.
Cast Emanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Criterion collection
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Resnais, Alain, 1922-2014-
Kamenka, Sacha, 1910-1970
Shirakawa, Takeo.
Halfon, Samy.
Duras, Marguerite.
Riva, Emmanuèle
Okada, Eiji, 1920-1995
Dassas, Stella.
Barbaud, Pierre
Fresson, Bernard, 1931-2002
Takahashi, Michio
Vierny, Sacha, 1919-2001
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992-
Fusco, Giovanni, 1906-1968
Argos Films.
Como Films
Daiei Motion Picture (Firm)
Pathe Overseas Productions
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 0780026934
9780780026933
Standard No. 037429180723
Music No. HIR050 Home Vision Entertainment

 
    
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