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FRANCE , Japan | 82 minutes | 2016

Following up Une jeunesse allemande (2015), Jean-Gabriel Périot continues exploring history’s ghosts with this tribute to the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima. Akihiro is filming a documentary to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing. He meets an enigmatic young woman who becomes his impromptu guide through Hiroshima and the paths of memory. With his cinematic alter ego, Périot delivers a sensitive account of the weight of forgetfulness and the reality of memory in a singular film perched between fiction and documentary.

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Programs

Monday October 9, 2017

Program #157
21:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Program #185
17:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Jean-Gabriel Périot

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  • Screenplay Jean-Gabriel Périot
  • Interpreter Yuzu Horie, Keiji Izumi, Akane Natsukawa

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  • MPM Film

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