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Title: Hiroshima mon amour /
Edition Statement: DVD special edition.
Publisher: [Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Media Type: DVD
Physical Medium: DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement: The Criterion collection ; 196
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1959; restored by Argos Films in 2013. Full screen (1.37:1) Special features: Audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie (2002); Alain Resnais (interviews with director Alain Resnais from 1961 and 1980); Emmanuelle Riva (interviews with actor Emmanuelle Riva from 1959 and 2003); François Thomas on Hiroshima mon amour (new interview with film scholar François Thomas); Memory and meaning: the music of "Hiroshima mon amour" (new interview with music scholar Tim Page about the film's score); Revoir "Hiroshima"... (a 2013 program about the film's restoration). Includes a booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones and excerpts from a 1959 Cahiers du cinéma roundtable discussion about the film.
Credits: Directors of photography, Sacha Vierny, Takahashi Michio ; music, Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco ; editors, Henri Colpi, Jasmine Chasney, Anne Sarraute ; production designers, Esaka, Mayo, Pétri ; costume designer, Gerard Collery.
Cast: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson.
Summary: Set in 1959, a French actress and a Japanese architect engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming mutual fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering.
System Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital 1.0.
Language Note: French dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Topical Subject: Man-woman relationships--Drama.
Geographic Subject: Hiroshima-shi (Japan)--Drama.
Genre/ Form: --Fiction films
--Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Authors: Resnais, Alain, 1922-2014, film director. ; Duras, Marguerite, screenwriter. ; Kamenka, Sacha, 1910-1970, film producer. ; Shirakawa, Takeo, film producer. ; Halfon, Samy, film producer. ; Okada, Eiji, 1920-1995, actor. ; Dassas, Stella, actor. ; Barbaud, Pierre, actor. ; Fresson, Bernard, 1931-2002, actor. ; Vierny, Sacha, 1919-2001, director of photography. ; Takahashi, Michio, director of photography. ; Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992, composer (expression) ; Fusco, Giovanni, 1906-1968, composer (expression) ; Colpi, Henri, editor of moving image work. ; Chasney, Jasmine, editor of moving image work. ; Sarraute, Anne, 1930-2008, editor of moving image work. ; Esaka, Minoru, production designer. ; Mayo, 1905-1990, production designer. ; Petri, production designer. ; Collery, Gerard, costume designer. ; Cowie, Peter, commentator. ; Thomas, François, 1959- interviewee (expression) ; Page, Tim, 1954- interviewee (expression) ; Jones, Kent, 1964- writer of supplementary textual content. ; Riva, Emmanuèle, actor.
Other Corporations: Janus Films, ; Argos Films, ; Como Films, ; Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha, ; Pathe Overseas Productions, ; Criterion Collection (Firm) ; Cahiers du cinéma (Firm)
Series: Criterion collection ; ; 196.
ISBN: 9781681430201 1681430207
Standard Number: 715515151610
Publisher Number: CC2508DDVD (The Criterion Collection) ; CC2508D (The Criterion Collection)
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