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Title 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.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    940.54 WHI    DUE 05-04-16 Billed
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 2007.
Credits Directors of photography, Takafumi Kawasaki, Steve Condiotti, Masafumi Ichinose.
Summary 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.
Audience TV-14.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
English and Japanese dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Atomic bomb -- Blast effect.
Atomic bomb victims.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Personal narratives.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary -- Feature.
Added Author Goto, Taro.
Shigesawa, Atsuko.
Okazaki, Steven.
HBO Documentary Films.
Farallon Films.
HBO Video (Firm)
Added Title Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
ISBN 0783156553
Standard No. 026359438929
Music No. 94389 HBO Video

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