A French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, passionate affair in post war Hiroshima. Their deeply intense connection brings out scarred but fading memories of love and suffering, which Resnais communicates with the use of flashback techniques innovative to the time.
- Hiroshima Mon Amour review by Steve Mason
Intelligent and intense allegory about the impact on history of the discharging of atomic bombs in Japan. Quite a sensual and poetic film.
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