Hiroshima Mon Amour

Aug. 5 Melwood

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Wed, Aug 5

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Melwood Screening Room

All seats $8.

Entangled, unmoving limbs covered in ash, the bodies of two lovers: French actress Emmanuelle Riva (2012 Oscar nominee for Amour), in Japan to make a “peace” film about Hiroshima, finds in the course of her brief affair with Japanese architect Eiji Okada (Woman in the Dunes, The Ugly American) compulsively returning to her traumatic post-war experiences, her love for a German soldier and her own shaming.

Alain Resnais | France | 1959 | 90 min

Co-presented with Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace.

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