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Night and Fog - Criterion Collection

2 Ratings: 5.0
Art House & International, Classics, and Documentary movie directed by Alain Resnais

Though only a short subject, this groundbreaking documentary remains one of the most influential and powerful explorations of the Holocaust ever made. Director Alain Resnais bluntly presents an indictment not only of the Nazis but of the world community, … see full wiki

Director: Alain Resnais
Genre: Classics
2 reviews about Night and Fog - Criterion Collection
review by . July 19, 2008
"Night and Fog"    A Vivid and Horrible Description of Horror    Amos Lassen    Filmed in 1955, "Night and Fog" ("Nuit et Brouillard") is the strongest film I have ever seen and it is only 31 minutes long. It shows the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps in Poland through footage that was shot by the Allies as it tells the story not only of the camps but of the horror of man's inhumanity. It is like watching a travelogue of Hell and …
review by . December 24, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
Several reviewers have already spoken of the powerful impact of this film as a document of the terrible atrocities of the Holocaust. What is perhaps most remarkable about this film (and that most reviews here have not remarked upon) is that it does not aim to reconstruct a past that is impossible to imagine, but to document the traces this past has left behind for the present, and to suggest that this unimaginable past is nevertheless not so far off. However difficult it may be to imagine being …
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