Nuit et Brouillard by Alain Resnais, 1966

The photograph taken at Pithiviers concentration camp encapsulated the Vichy Government’s role in the persecution of French Jews. The controversial image was featured in Alain Resnais’ documentary, Nuit et Brouillard. It caused an uproar leading to its censorship and the film’s withdrawal from the Cannes Film Festival.