DOCSBARCELONA - International Documentary Film Festival

NUIT ET BROUILLARD (NIGHT AND FOG)

Alain Resnais
France 1955 32 min.

FogShot ten years after the closure of the Nazi concentration camps, this documentary short describes the life of the prisoners (hunger, medical “experiments”, executions, gas chambers, etc.), alternating archival footage with other clips that were filmed at the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Majdanek. Two Holocaust survivors, writer Jean Cayrol and composer Hanns Eisler, took part in the project, which is narrated by actor Michel Bouquet.

Production: Anatole Dauman, Samy Halfon, Philippe Lifchitz
Editing:
Alain Resnais
Screenplay:
Jean Cayrol
Photography:
Ghislain Cloquet, Sacha Vierny
Music:
Hanns Eisler
Production companies:
Argos Films
Distributor:
Tamasa Distribution

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