White light, black rain [videorecording] : the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki / HBO Documentary Films presents a Farallon Films production ; co-producers, Taro Goto, Atsuko Shigesawa ; produced, directed & edited by Steven Okazaki.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2007.
Directors of photography, Takafumi Kawasaki, Steve Condiotti, Masafumi Ichinose.
In August 1945, the world was transformed in the blink of an eye when American forces dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and then Nagasaki. The destruction was unprecedented and the bombings precipitated the end of World War II. Contains archival footage and stunning photography. Interviews are from both Japanese survivors and the Americans who believed that their involvement would help end a brutal conflict.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.