It starts with a close-up of two cuddling bodies, covered in substance which at first glance reminds of chemical burns, then is just a sand and then a constellation.
“You have seen nothing in Hiroshima, ” – the narrator keeps on repeating while the viewer goes through more and more of awful imagery. Shots of destroyed Hiroshima, ruins, human misery, anger, despair and little bit of hope in the end.
When it’s almost unbearable – cut, and we see the faces of a Japanese man and a French lady talking in a hotel bed. She tells him of her love for a German soldier who was killed in the end of the war, and a wall-biting madness which swallowed her after. The more she uncovers her past , the more attached to each other they feel.