Hiroshima mon amour

Neuilly-sur-Seine, France: Argos Films, 1959. Vintage press photograph from the 1959 film, showing actors Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada posing with a group beneath the exterior of the fictional "New Hiroshima Hotel." With a stamp for Cinemonde Archives and holograph pencil annotations regarding layout to the verso.

The set of the "New Hiroshima Hotel," a key element in the film's narrative, was created using the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park's International Conference Center. Director Alain Resnais' meditation on memory, history, and forgetfulness proved to be a major catalyst for the Rive Gauche movement, earning Resnais a Palme d'Or nomination and screenwriter Marguerite Duras an Academy Award nomination.

Set in Hiroshima, shot on location in Hiroshima, Japan and Nievre, France.

5 x 7 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #147456]