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Son of Saul

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Directed by László Nemes
Hungary, 2015
Drama, War

Synopsis

October 1944, Auschwitz. Saul is a Jewish prisoner working as a Sonderkommando. When he discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child’s body, find a rabbi to recite the mourner’s Kaddish, and offer the boy a proper burial.

Synopsis

October 1944, Auschwitz. Saul is a Jewish prisoner working as a Sonderkommando. When he discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child’s body, find a rabbi to recite the mourner’s Kaddish, and offer the boy a proper burial.

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Son of SaulDirected byLászló Nemes

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2015 | 4 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize
Academy Awards
2016 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Independent Spirit Awards
2016 | Winner: Best International Film
Village Voice Film Poll
2015 | Winner: Best Actor
2015 | 2nd place: Best First Feature
2015 | Nominee: Best Director

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