Hiroshima mon amour

Hiroshima mon amour - the story Also whose consciousness...

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Hiroshima mon amour (1959) directed by Alain Resnais 1) How can we characterize the narrative style of the film? Does the film have a clear plot? What are characteristics prevalent in the script? Is there anything unique in the language of the film? 2) What is the relationship between the man and the woman? What happened to them in the end? 3) What happened to the woman in her past? When and how did it happen to her? 4) What are prominent aesthetic elements of the film? For example, how individual components such as photography, music, and the camera movement/angle render
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Unformatted text preview: the story? Also, whose consciousness navigates the viewer through visual and sound? Are there any extra-diegetic (off-screen) elements? 5) How does the film recount or interpret the historically tragic event (that is, the blast of the atomic bomb) in Hiroshima? How do collective and individual memories interact within the film? What is the film’s message conveyed by the last scene? 6) Finally, how does the film regard “Hiroshima” and “Japan”?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course MODL 398 taught by Professor Amano during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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