The Film Within A Film in Hiroshima mon amour

Alain Resnais’ dialectical unity of contrasts

Elle pets a white kitten while Lui tries to talk to her.
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the synopsis of her screenplay for Hiroshima, mon amour (Alain Resnais, 1959), Marguerite Duras explains the decision to film a love story in Hiroshima.

Why choose Hiroshima over any other place in the world?