Item Details

Nuit et Brouillard [videorecording]: Night and Fog

une co-production Como Films, Argos Films, Cocinor and Janus Films ; producers, Anatole Dauman, Samy Halfon, Philippe Lifchitz ; text writer, Jean Cayrol ; director, Alain Resnais
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Ten years after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, this piece documents the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz and Majdanek. One of the first cinematic reflections on the horrors of the Holocaust and contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps' quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.
Director
Alain Resnais
Release Date
1955
Run Time
31 min.
Language
French dialogue, English subtitles
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1956 motion picture.
  • Special features : crew profiles written by film historian Peter Cowie ; optional isolated music track ; new essay about the film by Phillip Lopate ; excerpt from an audio interview with Alain Resnais, from "Les Etoiles du cinema (1994) ; information about the composer, Hanns Eisler, by Russell Lack.
Variant Title
Night and fog
Title on container: Alain Resnais' Night and fog
Series
Criterion Collection
Series Statement
Criterion collection ; 197
Criterion collection 197
ISBN
0780026942
Credits
Directors of photography, Ghislain Cloquet, Sacha Vierny ; narrator, Michel Bouquet ; music, Hanns Eisler ; production designer, Edouard Muszka ; executive producers, Peter Becker, Fumiko Takagi.
Published
[United States] : Criterion Collection, c2003.
Publisher no.
NIG110 Criterion Collection
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (31 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono. ; aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Technical Details
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