I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour

Ohio Theatre
66 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012
Click for map and directions
No reviews yet. Be the first to write one!WRITE A REVIEW

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Chiori Miyagawa's I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour revolves around two love stories: one, played out in memories, involves a Japanese man, who returns to Hiroshima after fighting in WWII, and a Japanese woman who dies instantly at the moment of detonation of the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. The other, involving the same man and a French actress, occurs in 1959 in "restored" Hiroshima. The Japanese woman -- or her ghost -- haunts the second love story. Ms. Miyagawa's play, a singular tragedy of atomic war told through personal loss, is a poetic response to the 1959 French film Hiroshima Mon Amour, and asks, "Who is entitled to memory?"

Visit the I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour website:

http://www.HiroshimaProject.org

NEWS

I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour - May 14, 2009

Joel de la Fuente, Juliana Francis-Kelly, Sue Jean Kim Set for I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour - Apr 6, 2009

Read more related articles