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Night and Fog - Nuit et brouillard (1960)
IMDb Rating 8.5
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Michel Bouquet Narrator
Reinhard Heydrich Himself (behind Hitler) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Heinrich Himmler Himself (with Hitler) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Adolf Hitler Himself (views parade) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Julius Streicher Himself (makes speech) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Plot
Night and Fog represents the peak of director Alain Resnais' activities as a short-subject filmmaker. Framed as a documentary, the film is an unsettling view of life inside the Nazi concentration camps of World War II. As he would in his later features (Hiroshima Mon Amour, Last Year at Marienbad et. al.) Resnais toys with chronology, with memory becoming present reality and vice versa at several critical junctures. Jean Cayrol, later responsible for the script of Resnais' Muriel (1962), wrote the narration for Night and Fog. The film was originally released in France as Nuit et Brouillard. — Hal Erickson
Movie Details
Genre Documentary; Foreign
Director Alain Resnais
Producer Anatole Dauman; Samy Halfon
Writer Jean Cayrol
Studio Criterion
Country France
Language French
Audience Rating PG-13
Running Time 32 mins
Movie Release Date 10/21/1960
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It No
Index 366
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 11/22/2004
Product Details
Edition Criterion Collection
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Standard 1.33:1 B&W
Standard 1.33:1 Color
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
UPC (Barcode) 037429180822
Chapters 7
Release Date 6/24/2003
Subtitles English
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks FRENCH: Dolby Digital Mono
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Excerpt from an Audio Interview with Alain Resnais from Les Etoiles du cinema (1994)
Optional Isolated Music Track
Crew Profiles written by film historian Peter Cowie
New Essay abou the film by Phillip Lopate
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