Japan's Sanfrecce Hiroshima forward Hisato Sato (bottom) and South Korea's Pohang Steelers defender Kim Kwang Suk (#3) fight for the ball during the AFC Champions League group G football match in Hiroshima, western Japan on April 2, 0213. Hiroshima won 1-0.
Some people believe that references to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima in a review of Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers or the revelation by a movie critic that HM Stanley met David Livingstone in the film that bears their names constitute unforgivable ‘spoilers’.
I worked with such passion and I feel so grateful to have meet Michael Haneke, and been offered such a powerful role in film that tackles a subject matter which concerns all of us ... Hiroshima, mon amour.
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