Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) Poster


Eiji Okada (playing Lui) did not know any French and was coached in pronouncing each syllable and memorized that order.
This film pioneered the use of jump cutting to and from a flashback, and of very brief flashbacks to suggest obtrusive memories.
This started life as a documentary about the nuclear bomb drop on Hiroshima until Alain Resnais decided to include fictional elements.

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