Grove Press
Grove Press
Grove Press

Hiroshima Mon Amour

For the film by Alain Resnais

by Marguerite Duras Translated from French by Richard Seaver
  • Imprint Grove Paperback
  • Page Count 112
  • Publication Date May 01, 1969
  • ISBN-13 978-0-8021-3104-1
  • Dimensions 5.38" x 8.25"
  • US List Price $18.00

About The Book

One of the most influential works in the history of cinema, Alain Renais’s Hiroshima Mon Amour gathered international acclaim upon its release in 1959 and was awarded the International Critics’ Prize at the Cannes Film festival and the New York Film Critics’ Award. Ostensibly the story of a love affair between a Japanese architect and a French actress visiting Japan to make a film on peace, Hiroshima Mon Amour is a stunning exploration of the influence of war on both Japanese and French culture and the conflict between love and inhumanity.