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Hiroshima Mon Amour Movie Review Summary

Actors: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada

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Almost fifteen years after the end of World War II, a French actress comes to Hiroshima to star in a film. She has a brief love affair with a Japanese man, and her experience triggers disturbing memories of an affair she had with a German soldier during the war. The film is moody, dark, and pensive, concentrating on memory, regret, and obsession.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   war, WW II

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Japan City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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