Nuit et Brouillard (Night and Fog)
Nuit et Brouillard (Night and Fog) (1955)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 24, 2003
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Only half an hour long, this is the greatest film ever made about the concentration camps.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Still remains timely.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Of all the films made about the Holocaust, Alain Resnais' Night and Fog (Nuit et brouillard) is quite possibly the most moving and thought-provoking,

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A haunted litany about unspeakable events barely a decade old, the madness of history and the sin of forgetfulness

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Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

Regardless, this is a film that must be viewed. It's almost a prerequisite to being human to have to come face to face with your own capacity for inhumanity. Only after you recognize it can you deal with it.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

When it comes to Holocaust documentaries, there is simply no further word than Alain Resnais's Night and Fog.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

One of the greatest documentaries ever made.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Provokes contemplative self-inquiry, and moves us beyond our initial and immediate emotionally simplistic knee-jerk horror and disgust.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A landmark documentary that is arguably the foremost film ever made about the Holocaust.

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Flixster Audience Score: 95% Flixster User Reviews
Graham Jones
A film that is hard but necessary to watch. Extremely powerful.
Ken Stachnik
It's brilliant, but I can't say I really liked it. Probably the roughest film I've ever seen. Not for the faint of heart.
Reid Volk
Easily the most unforgettable and moving documentary you will ever see. The sober narrative contrasted with the grave footage of Nazi atrocities makes for a… More
Daniel Hetteix
Powerful, short, and disturbing. Looking back over half a century later, this is a vivid primary reminder. A reel of images that capture the immensity while it… More
Randy Tippy
Powerful, gruesome documentary footage of Nazi concentration camps. A hard but necessary watch, should be required viewing for students the world over.
Steve B.
Really unexceptional Woody Allen movie.