Hiroshima Mon Amour
The film deals with the idea of peace in Hiroshima, where everyone stands before one track of those wars. A married French actress embodies one night with a married Japanese architect, chatting together and sharing their different perspectives on the war that has sparked great controversy in the world
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October 14, 2014 The facticity of the film itself is continually called into question by Alain Resnais's decision to blur the boundaries between nonfiction and fiction films.Read in Source
October 10, 2015 ...effortlessly moves us between past and present, personal and political.Read in Source
December 05, 2014 If "Hiroshima, Mon Amour" is best enjoyed for its place in film history, its tragic love story and its haunting black-and-white cinematography, that still makes it a veritable must-see.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
October 16, 2014 That rare movie in which present and past meld in every frame to convey a sense of time obliterated, or a dream having a nightmare.Read in Source
May 22, 2016 Over 50 years later, HMA is still aesthetically bold, yet somehow Resnais's radical stylistic shifts are never jarring, rather feeling like they are part of a cohesive whole.Read in Source
January 01, 2000 Integrating past and present, poetic images and documentary footage, music and Marguerite Duras' dialogue, the film achieved a structural balance of such emotional and intellectual power that audiences were stunned.Read in Source
October 14, 2014 The first film to juxtapose disastrous erotic passion with the political disasters of the mid century.Read in Source
October 30, 2014 "Hiroshima Mon Amour" will always be too studied a masterwork for some tastes. But Riva's performance, chief among its triumphs, remains electrifying.Read in Source
New York Times
May 20, 2003 Although it presents, on occasion, a baffling repetition of words and ideas, much like vaguely recurring dreams, it, nevertheless, leaves the impression of a careful coalescence of art and craftsmanship.
Q Network Film Desk
August 04, 2015 a particularly compelling and fascinating film, one that has endured well beyond its importance in throwing open the gates to a new era in French cinemaRead in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...