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Title Hiroshima mon amour [(DVD) 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.

Edition RSDL dual-layer edition.
Publication Info. [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision Entertainment ; [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH HIR    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (29 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series Criterion collection ; 196.
Classic collection.
System Details DVD, Region 1 encoding, full screen, Dolby digital mono., dual-layer.
Note New and improved English subtitle translation.
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.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Emanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson.
Credits Directors of photography, Michio Takahashi, Sacha Vierny ; editors, Henri Colpi, Jasmine Chasney ; music, Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco ; costume designer, Gerard Collery.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Foreign films France.
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 (Firm)
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 0780026934
Standard No. 037429180723
Music No. HIR050 Home Vision Entertainment
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