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White Light, Black Rain : the Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki  Cover Image DVD DVD

White Light, Black Rain : the Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki / HBO Documentary Films presents a Farallon Films production ; co-producers, Taro Goto, Atsuko Shigesawa ; produced, directed & edited by Steven Okazaki.

Okazaki, Steven. (Added Author). HBO Documentary Films. (Added Author). Farallon Films. (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780783156552
  • ISBN: 0783156553
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, ©2007.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2007.
"During certain interviews, this film will automatically play with English subtitles. To turn them off, please use the subtitle button on your DVD remote control."
Formatted Contents Note:
Hiroshima -- Survivors -- Nagasaki -- Bomb -- White light -- Black rain -- Aftermath -- Pika Don -- This is your life -- Article 9 -- Closing credits.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, Takafumi Kawasaki, Steve Condiotti, Masafumi Ichinose.
Participant or Performer Note:
A documentary about the American forces dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and then Nagasaki and the subsequent destruction; including Interviews from both Japanese survivors and the Americans who believed that their involvement would help end a brutal conflict.
Summary, etc.:
In August 1945, the world was transformed in the blink of an eye when American forces dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and then Nagasaki. The destruction was unprecedented and the bombings precipitated the end of World War II. Contains archival footage and stunning photography. Interviews are from both Japanese survivors and the Americans who believed that their involvement would help end a brutal conflict.
Target Audience Note:
TV-14.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language Note:
English and Japanese dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2007
Subject: Bombardment of Hiroshima-shi (Japan : 1945)
Bombardment of Nagasaki-shi (Japan : 1945)
World War (1939-1945)
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Personal narratives.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
Atomic bomb > Blast effect.
Atomic bomb victims.
Nuclear warfare > Japan > History > Personal narratives.
Nuclear weapons > Japan > Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japan > Personal narratives.
Atomic bomb > Blast effect.
Atomic bomb victims.
Military operations, Aerial > American.
Nuclear warfare.
Nuclear weapons.
Japan.
Japan > Hiroshima-shi.
Japan > Nagasaki-shi.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Personal narratives.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945. > Aerial operations, American.
Atomic bomb > Blast effect.
Atomic bomb victims.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Personal narratives.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945. > Aerial operations, American.
Atomic bomb > Blast effect.
Atomic bomb victims.
Nuclear Warfare > history.
Nuclear Weapons.
Survivors.
World War II.
Japan.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Documentary > Feature.
Documentary films.
History.
Personal narratives.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Documentary > Feature.
Personal Narrative.

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