Overview

The deep conversation between a Japanese architect and a French actress forms the basis of this celebrated French film, considered one of the vanguard productions of the French New Wave. Set in Hiroshima after the end of World War II, the couple -- lovers turned friends -- recount, over many hours, previous romances and life experiences. The two intertwine their stories about the past with pondering the devastation wrought by the atomic bomb dropped on the city.

  1. Marguerite Duras

    Screenplay

  2. Alain Resnais

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Emmanuelle Riva

    Emmanuelle Riva

    Elle

  2. Eiji Okada

    Eiji Okada

    Lui

  3. Stella Dassas

    Mother

  4. Pierre Barbaud

    Pierre Barbaud

    Father

  5. Bernard Fresson

    Bernard Fresson

    German Lover

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Hiroshima Mon Amour
Hiroshima Mon Amour

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Facts

Original Title Hiroshima mon amour

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 10, 1959
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 32m

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