Night And Fog in January
Nouveaux Pictures have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Night And Fog (Nuit Et Brouillard) for 24th January 2005 priced at £12.99. Alain Resnais' astounding documentary on the Holocaust, commissioned by the French Committee for the History of the Second World War, remains one of the most respected ever made. the film takes it's title from Hitler's decree that anyone who 'endangered Germany's security' was to vanish with out trace (in the) night and fog' of the third Reich. It also described those prisoners due for extermination within three months of their arrival at a concentration camp.
The release will coincide with the UK's National Holocaust Memorial Day, on Thursday, 27th January 2005, marking the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi extermination camp.