HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR
Festivals / Awards
Cannes Film Festival,
International Critics’ Prize (FIPRESCI)
His first feature, which André Malraux acclaimed as the most beautiful film he had ever seen, brought Resnais instant fame and has become an enduring classic of film history. A complex study of a troubled relationship set in post World War II Japan. A young French actress is in Hiroshima for the shooting of a film about peace. She meets a Japanese architect who reminds her of a former lover, a German soldier. The haunting affair is overshadowed by memories of the Bomb.
Scripted by legendary writer Marguerite Duras.