MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,157 this week

Night and Fog (1955)
"Nuit et brouillard" (original title)

 -  Documentary | Short | History  -  1955 (France)
8.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.6/10 from 9,730 users  
Reviews: 76 user | 48 critic

The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

Director:

Writer:

(commentary)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 06 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 30 Oct 2012
 
a list of 21 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 41 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Night and Fog (1955)

Night and Fog (1955) on IMDb 8.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Night and Fog.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness," of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude.

Director: Forugh Farrokhzad
Stars: Forugh Farrokhzad, Ebrahim Golestan, Hossein Mansouri
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore
Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck
Documentary | Short | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The home movie footage that caught the assassination of the American President, John F. Kennedy.

Director: Abraham Zapruder
Stars: Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan, John Connally
Documentary | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators and ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Ophüls
Stars: Georges Bidault, Matthäus Bleibinger, Charles Braun
Dear Mr Hicks (2010)
Documentary | Short | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Mike Jefferies
Stars: John Bishop, Margi Clarke, Suzanne Collins
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Furtado
Stars: Paulo José, Ciça Reckziegel, Douglas Traini
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills.

Director: Luis Buñuel
Stars: Abel Jacquin, Alexandre O'Neill
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This documentary explores the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, its priceless treasures and how humanity remembers itself.

Director: Alain Resnais
Stars: Jacques Dumesnil, Dominique Raoul-Duval, Phil Davis
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Directors: Chris Marker, Alain Resnais
Stars: Jean Négroni, François Mitterrand, Pope Pius XII
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The Mothers' Aid is a state-funded institution with branches all over Denmark. Erna, a young pregnant woman, has asked a doctor to carry out an abortion, but instead he advised her to go to... See full summary »

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
Stars: Ebbe Neergaard, Dinah Miller
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Jean Rouch
Stars: Jean Rouch
Documentary | Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An early example of ultra-realism, this movie contrasts the quiet, bucolic life in the outskirts of Paris with the harsh, gory conditions inside the nearby slaughterhouses. Describes the ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju
Stars: Georges Hubert, Nicole Ladmiral, Alfred Macquart
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
...
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Reinhard Heydrich ...
Himself - Behind Hitler (archive footage) (uncredited)
Heinrich Himmler ...
Himself - with Hitler (archive footage) (uncredited)
...
Himself - Views Parade (archive footage) (uncredited)
Julius Streicher ...
Himself - Makes Speech (archive footage) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

One of the most vivid depictions of the horrors of Nazi Concentration Camps. Filmed in 1955 at several concentration camps in Poland, the film combines new color and black and white footage with black and white newsreels, footage shot by the victorious allies, and stills, to tell the story not only of the camps, but to portray the horror of man's brutal inhumanity. Written by Bill Randolph <wlrlogos@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1955 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Night and Fog  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Alain Resnais was reluctant to take on the Holocaust documentary until Holocaust survivor Jean Cayrol joined in the project. See more »

Quotes

Récitant/Narrator: As I speak to you now, the icy water of the ponds and ruins fill the hallows of the mass graves, a frigid and muddy water, as murky as our memory. War nods off to sleep, but keeps one eye always open.
See more »

Connections

Featured in The State I Am In (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Most Powerful Film Ever Made
16 November 2004 | by (Morton Grove Il) – See all my reviews

If you want to describe or give your audience a feeling for the holocaust, or "Man's Inhumanity To Man", then this is the vehicle to use..Show it..be warned, it is so powerful, that you will never forget what you see, neither will any of your viewers..It is impossible to describe, intermixing l955 footage of Auchwitz Concentration Camp, with captured Nazi footage which the allies found at the end of the war, and the scenes of American and British troops liberating the camps...In French, with English subtitles.. and scenes that are unforgettable and horrific. Even the sad music of death from this film plays in my ears, and I have not seen it in 15 years. Once you hear it, you will know.

This is the one to show if you want people to understand the truth of what happened and the reason for its reaction in today's current events....It is shocking in a special way. I showed it to my classes. Students were warned, and told what was coming, they said it would be "nothing" By the end some were crying and moaning in horror...


27 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is this fit for a 14 year-old? RasmusPuggaard
Required viewing PJ-73
Where can i get this movie??? capt_rohitw
English class... question? paod9205
japanese war crime movie emailadonly
Question PolanskiFanatic88
Discuss Night and Fog (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?