A French actress in Japan shares her memories of the war in Europe with her Japanese lover, who tells her of the Asian fighting.
1 videodisc (90 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical surround Dolby Digital monaural
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: R.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: audio commentary by historian Peter Cowie; interviews; Revoir "Hiroshima" : a 2013 program about the film's restoration; booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones.
Directors of photography, Sacha Vierny, Takahashi Michio ; music, Giovanni Fusco, Georges Delerue.
Emmanuele Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud.
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; full screen (1.37:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital monaural.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks in French with subtitles in English.
Academy award nomination: Best Screenplay, Marguerite Duras
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Criterion collection ; 196
Subjects:Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Motion pictures, French.
Other Authors:Argos Films, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Dassas, Stella, actor.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992, composer.
Duras, Marguerite, screenwriter.
Fusco, Giovanni, 1906-1968, composer.
Okada, Eiji, 1920-1995, actor.
Resnais, Alain, 1922-2014, film director.
Riva, Emmanuèle, actor.
Zenith International Film Corp., production company.