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  • Hiroshima

    Type: Video | Date: Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

    Balanced portrait of public and private people whose lives and careers would be forever changed by the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima at the end of World War II.
  • Hiroshima - Legacy

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2009

    Hiroshima - Legacy
  • Tangerine Dream - Autumn In Hiroshima

    Type: Event | Date: Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009

    Tangerine Dream - Autumn In Hiroshima
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    On the passing of Alain Resnais, the auteur who stayed playful to the end

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Mar 2, 2014

    The 'Last Year at Marienbad' director has passed away at 92
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    The Lists: Top 10 Cannes Film Festival losers

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

    Rounding up some of the greatest competition entries not to win a single award
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    In Contention's Top 10 Cannes Film Festival losers

    Type: Gallery | Date: Monday, May 14, 2012

    Young America ruled at Cannes in 1989, with the 26 year-old Steven Soderbergh...
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    One ‘USS Indianapolis’ actor has a goosebumps-raising connection to the real historical event

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016

    A harrowing World War II survival story
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    TMR: Who killed Scott Frank's 'Apes' and a new 'Kick-Ass' trailer

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Jan 8, 2010

    Plus: James Cameron wants to bomb Japan and Disney goes 3D at home, too
  • Black Rain - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009

    The title refers to the radioactive fallout which descended upon ruined city of Hiroshima after the dropping of the first atomic bomb. Young bride-to-be Yoshiko Tanaka has the misfortune to be visiting Hiroshima on the day of the explosion. Incredibly, she is unhurt; she returns to her own village, across the bay from Hiroshima. Unfortunately, her townsmen have been profoundly affected by the "black rain"; over the next five years, the poison in their systems slowly but surely erodes their souls. In a tragic state of denial, Yoshiko's former friends insist that they can't be sick-it must be the girl who is bringing sickness to them. Now a pariah, Yoshiko's life is shattered as surely as if the bomb had disintegrated her upon impact. Director Shohei Imamaura, a onetime assistant to the great Ozu and the director of such Japanese classics as The Insect Woman and The Ballad of Narayama, never sensationalizes his material; the story is effective told in a muted, subdued fashion, allowing the horror to arise from the inner torment of the characters rather than being artificially imposed by camera trickery or "shock" cutting. Based on a novel by Masuji Ibuse, the black-and-white Black Rain won the Japanese equivalent of the Academy Award, along with several other honors. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
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    'Bourne' director Paul Greengrass to docudramatize a Berlin Wall escape

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Oct 27, 2014

    Riding high from ‘Captain Phillips,’ the filmmaker signs on to ‘The Tunnels’
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