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Hiroshima Mon Amour Reviews

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May 22, 2016
Over 50 years later, HMA is still aesthetically bold, yet somehow Resnais's radical stylistic shifts are never jarring, rather feeling like they are part of a cohesive whole.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 14, 2014
The facticity of the film itself is continually called into question by Alain Resnais's decision to blur the boundaries between nonfiction and fiction films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 3, 2011
I can't say I really enjoyed myself watching Hiroshima mon amour. Resnais' style is deliberately off-putting - the thought of entertaining an audience seems repugnant to him - but I respect the film for its audacious storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 3, 2017
Gorgeous and yearning, Hiroshima Mon Amour offers a still-modern thesis: Memory, like love, is a commodity that no one fully possesses.
January 15, 2016
Exquisitely beautiful and harrowing meditation on war and love.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 26, 2002
...a beautiful, thrilling film. At least that's how I remember it.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A
October 30, 2014
"Hiroshima Mon Amour" will always be too studied a masterwork for some tastes. But Riva's performance, chief among its triumphs, remains electrifying.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 9, 2015
A most chic Guernica, sumptuously abstract and visceral
December 4, 2006
| Original Score: 5/5
September 30, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] Alain Resnais's early addition to the Nouvelle Vague cannon finds his pair of culturally diverse lovers of rising from the rubble of World War II.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
October 25, 2003
A somewhat stilted but still emotionally and intellectually engaging glimpse at profound and challenging questions of the role of memory in our sense of identity.
Read More | Original Score: 88/100
August 7, 2007
It's one of the landmark French New Wave films that featured innovative flashback techniques.
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 14, 2014
The first film to juxtapose disastrous erotic passion with the political disasters of the mid century.
April 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 23, 2007
Landmark French New Wave film--a must for movie buffs
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 17, 2010
Though made in the late 50s, Hiroshima's imagery and music give it a feel at once modern and timeless, this is a beautiful piece of work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 16, 2014
That rare movie in which present and past meld in every frame to convey a sense of time obliterated, or a dream having a nightmare.
October 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2003
A truly 'modern' film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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