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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 ; texte, Jean Cayrol ; réalisation, Alain Resnais.

Other Title:
Night and fog [videorecording]
Title on container: Alain Resnais' Night and fog [videorecording]
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2003]
Series:
Criterion collection; 197
The Criterion collection ; 197
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (31 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Majdanek (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps.
Concentration camps -- Germany.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Language:
French soundtrack; English subtitles.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby digital mono.
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, the film contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps' quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.
Participant:
Narrator, Michel Bouquet.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Ghislain Cloquet, Sacha Viernet; music, Hanns Eisler.
Notes:
Based on the book Tragédie de la déportation, 1940-1945 / by Olga Wormser and Henri Michel.
Special features: excerpt from interview with Alan Resnais; optional isolated music track; new essay about the film by Phillip Lopate; essay about composer Hanns Eisler by Russell Lack; crew profiles written by film historian Peter Cowie.
Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 1955.
Contributor:
Dauman, Anatole, 1925-1998. , Producer
Halfon, Samy. , Producer
Lifchitz, Philippe. , Producer
Cayrol, Jean. , Author
Resnais, Alain, 1922- , Director
Bouquet, Michel. , Narrator
Eisler, Hanns, 1898-1962. , Composer
Michel, Henri, 1907-1986. , Author
Muszka, Edouard. , Producer
Wormser-Migot, Olga, 1912-
Como Films. , Producer
Argos Films. , Producer
Cocinor (Firm) , Producer
Janus Films. , Distributor
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
0780026942
OCLC:
56425970
Publisher Number:
037429180822
NIG110 Criterion Collection
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