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Son of Saul (Saul fia) (2015)

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Starring (View all)
Boglárka Varga Boglárka Varga
Movement artist
Laura Toth Laura Toth
Movement artist
Nóra Horváth Nóra Horváth
Movement artist


Written by
Laszlo Nemes Laszlo Nemes
(as Nemes László)


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4 years, 7 months ago at Mar 15 21:18
Intense, circular, installed in a 'limbo', at the doors of inferno, with a son or a pretended symbolical son dead but not execrated by nazi autopsia; an uncertain deathline of execution, an incredible job cleaning corpses in Aushwitz; and just a glimpse of heaven in a living boy's face. The smile in the face of Saul is the requime for all this.

A very good movie

3 years, 6 months ago at Apr 2 19:47
Since I kept hearing some really good things about this movie, I was quite eager to check it out and, eventually, I was definitely not disappointed by the damned thing. Indeed, it turned out to be the best movie released in 2015, no less than that. I have to admit that I was 'glad' that I saw 'Shoah' not so long ago as it greatly helped me to understand what the hell was going on and to appreciate... read more
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In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Release date: 11 June 2015
Tags: Hungarian (4), Drama (4), War (3), 2015 (3), Greek (2), Polish (2), German (2), Holocaust (2), Auschwitz (2), Hungary (2), Czech (1), Slovak (1), Russian (1), Foreign Language (1), WWII (1), Theatre (1), Survival (1), Color (1), 107 Min. (1), Two Word Title (1)
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