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Title Night and fog = Nuit et brouillard [(DVD) videorecording] / 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.

Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH 940.5317 NIG    DUE 12-10-21
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Description 1 videodisc (31 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 197
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 197.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby digital mono.; new high-definition digital transfer with restored image and sound.
Language French dialogue, English subtitles.
Credits Directors of photography, Ghislain Cloquet, Sacha Vierny ; narrator, Michel Bouquet ; music, Hanns Eisler ; production designer, Edouard Muszka ; executive producers, Peter Becker, Fumiko Takagi.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
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."
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Buildings -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Concentration camps -- Europe -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Historical films.
Motion pictures France.
Added Author Dauman, Anatole, 1925-1998.
Halfon, Samy.
Lifchitz, Philippe.
Cayrol, Jean.
Resnais, Alain, 1922-2014.
Cloquet, Ghislain.
Vierny, Sacha, 1919-2001.
Bouquet, Michel.
Eisler, Hanns, 1898-1962.
Muszka, Edouard.
Como Films.
Argos Films.
Cocinor (Firm)
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Night and fog
Nuit et brouillard
Note Title on container: Alain Resnais' Night and fog
ISBN 0780026942
Standard No. 037429180822
Music No. NIG110 Criterion Collection
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