Criterion Collection · Drama · France · Romance

#196 Hiroshima mon amour (1959)

#196 Hiroshima mon amour 1959 // France // Alain Resnais   Criterion Release Date:  14 July 2015 (LINK) Two anonymous bodies, face unseen, caressing each other tenderly with flakes of ashes fallen upon them. A voice of a Japanese man (Eiji Okada) said in French “You saw nothing in Hiroshima. Nothing.” A French woman (Emmanuelle Riva)… Continue reading #196 Hiroshima mon amour (1959)

Criterion Collection · Documentary · France · Holocaust · War

#197 Night And Fog (1955)

#197 Night And Fog 1955 // France // Alain Resnais   Criterion Release Date: 19 July 2016 (LINK) The renowned film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum once claimed Alain Resnais’s short documentary Night and Fog as “ the greatest film ever made about the concentration camps… Claude Lanzmann’s 1985 Shoah is so indebted to this film that it… Continue reading #197 Night And Fog (1955)