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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.

Other Title:
Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, ©2007.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
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
Medical subjects:
Nuclear Warfare -- history
Nuclear Weapons
Survivors
World War II
Japan
Form/Genre:
Personal Narrative
Documentary films.
History.
Personal narratives.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films.
Documentary -- Feature.
Documentary -- Feature.
Language:
In English and Japanese with subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 2.0 audio.
digital optical stereo
widescreen (1.85:1)
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Hiroshima
Survivors
Nagasaki
Bomb
White light
Black rain
Aftermath
Pika Don
This is your life
Article 9
Closing credits.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Takafumi Kawasaki, Steve Condiotti, Masafumi Ichinose.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced 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."
Contributor:
Okazaki, Steven, film director, film producer, editor of moving image work.
HBO Documentary Films, film production company.
Farallon Films, film production company.
HBO Video (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9780783156552
0783156553
OCLC:
141251826
Publisher Number:
026359438929
00026359438929
94389 HBO Video
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