Hiroshima Mon Amour DVD

Foreign Language DVDs


SKU: 715515151610 Criterion Collection

CriterHiroshima Mon Amour DVD 1959 French film directed by Alain Resnais. A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war. Stars Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada. 90 minutes, unrated, French audio with English subtitles. Criterion collection edition includes: New 4K digital restoration, Audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie, Interviews with director Alain Resnais from 1961 and 1980, Interviews with actor Emmanuelle Riva from 1959 and 2003, New interview with film scholar François Thomas, author of L’atelier d’Alain Resnais, New interview with music scholar Tim Page about the film’s score, Revoir Hiroshima . . . , a 2013 program about the film’s restoration, New English subtitle translation, PLUS: An essay by critic Kent Jones and excerpts from a 1959 Cahiers du cinéma roundtable discussion about the film.