Nuit et brouillard Night and fog /
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 wartim...
|Corporate Author:||Como Films.|
|Other Authors:||Dauman, Anatole, 1925-1998., Halfon, Samy., Lifchitz, Philippe., Cayrol, Jean., Resnais, Alain, 1922-, Cloquet, Ghislain., Vierny, Sacha, 1919-2001., Bouquet, Michel., Eisler, Hanns, 1898-1962., Muszka, Edouard., Argos Films., Cocinor (Firm), Janus Films., Criterion Collection (Firm)|
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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.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Special features : crew profiles written by film historian Peter Cowie ; optional isolated music track ; excerpt from an audio interview with Alain Resnais, from "Les Etoiles du cinema (1994). In accompanying leaflet: information about the composer, Hanns Eisler, by Russell Lack ; new essay about the film by Phillip Lopate.
1 videodisc (31 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded leaf.
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby digital mono.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Directors of photography, Ghislain Cloquet, Sacha Vierny ; narrator, Michel Bouquet ; music, Hanns Eisler ; production designer, Edouard Muszka ; executive producers, Peter Becker, Fumiko Takagi.
FOR HOME USE ONLY.