Night and fog Nuit et brouillard
DVD - 2016
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, the film contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps' quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.
- Documentary films
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- DVD special edition ; DVD edition ; full screen
- Item Description
- Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Mono, full screen 1.37:1.
Essay by film scholar Colin MacCabe in container.
Features: excerpt from a 1994 audio interview with director Alain Resnais; new interview with filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer; Face aux fantômes (2009, 99 min.) documentary featuring historian Sylvie Lindeperg that explores the French memory of the Holocaust and the controversy surrounding the film's release; new English subtitle translation.
- Physical Description
- 1 videodisc (32 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in
- MPAA rating: Not rated.
- Production Credits
- Directors of photography, Ghislain Cloquet, Sacha Vierny ; narrator, Michel Bouquet ; music, Hanns Eisler ; production designer, Edouard Muszka.