Hiroshima mon amour (1959)
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- Hiroshima, My Love
- 90 min.
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I never fully comprehended the aftermath effects of a nuclear attack until seeing the stock footage in the opening minutes of the film. This must have been quite the emotion-shaker back in 1959. I found every moment of the movie thought provoking and fascinating--until the last 5 minutes. I didn't get that ending at all.
This movie is like one of Linklater's "Before" movies but with a more apparent plot and a darker atmosphere. If you like watching two people having conversation and you wouldn't mind some graphic montage about the aftermath of atomic bombing, this is a perfect movie for you.
Beautiful, poetic, stylish photo. Horrible and effective introduction. What a beauty, Emmanuelle Riva. Trustworthy love story. Right length.
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This movie ranks #26 in Cahiers du cinéma 100
This movie ranks #40 in TimeOut's 100 Best French Films
This movie ranks #66 in Times' 100 Best French Films
This movie ranks #110 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
This movie ranks #143 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
This movie ranks #145 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
This movie ranks #223 in The Criterion Collection
This movie ranks #242 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
This movie ranks #274 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
This movie ranks #340 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #381 in NY Times' The Essential 1,000 Films to See
This movie ranks #413 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
This movie ranks #436 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
This movie ranks #450 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
This movie ranks #502 in Cahiers du cinéma - Yearly top 10s
This movie ranks #564 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films