Mutations of Memory: Editing in HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

Mutations of Memory: Editing in HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

2 Episodes

Observations on Film Art No. 23

Professor David Bordwell traces the ways in which director Alain Resnais and screenwriter Marguerite Duras retooled cinematic language to evoke the texture of memory in their 1959 masterpiece.

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Mutations of Memory: Editing in HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR
  • Mutations of Memory: Editing in HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

    Episode 1

    Professor David Bordwell traces the ways in which director Alain Resnais and screenwriter Marguerite Duras retooled cinematic language to evoke the texture of memory in their 1959 masterpiece.

  • Hiroshima mon amour

    Episode 2

    Directed by Alain Resnais • 1959 • France, Japan

    A cornerstone of the French New Wave, the first feature from Alain Resnais is one of the most influential films of all time. A French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hi...