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Title Nuit et brouillard = Night and fog / 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.
Imprint [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]

Series Criterion collection ; 197
Criterion collection ; 197.
Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Buildings -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Drama.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama.
Concentration camps -- Europe.
Alt Name 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)
Uniform Title Nuit et brouillard (Motion picture)
Add Title Night and fog
Title on container: Alain Resnais' Night and fog
Description 1 videodisc (31 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded leaf.
System Details DVD ; region 1 ; full screen presentation, 1.33:1 ; Dolby 5.1; Dolby digital mono ; high-definition digital transfer with restored image and sound.
Note French dialogue, English subtitles ; leaflet in English.
Cast Narrator, Michel Bouquet.
Credits Directors of photography, Ghislain Cloquet, Sacha Vierny ; narrator, Michel Bouquet ; music, Hanns Eisler ; production designer, Edouard Muszka ; executive producers, Peter Becker, Fumiko Takagi ; historical consultants, Olga Wormser, Henri Michel.
Note 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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Contents Credits -- Building the camps -- "Another planet" -- "Man is resilient" -- Extermination -- "Who is responsible?" -- Color bars.
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.
Note "Unauthorized public performance, broadcasting, or copying is a violation of applicable laws."--Container.
ISBN 0780026942
ISBN/ISSN 037429180822
Publisher # NIG110 Criterion Collection
OCLC # 52479939

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