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Saul fia = Son of Saul / a Sony Pictures Classics ; a Laokoon Filmgroup bemutatja ; a Magyar Nemzeti Filmalap tamogatasaval ; Nemes Laszlo filmjet ; rendezte Nemes Laszlo ; irta Clara Royer & Nemes Laszlo ; producerek, Sipos Gabor & Rajna Gabor.

Contributor(s): Nemes, Laszlo, 1977- [screenwriter,, film director.] | Royer, Clara [screenwriter.] | Sipos, Gabor, 1977- [film producer.] | Rajna, Gabor [film producer.] | Rohrig, Geza, 1967- [actor.] | Molnar, Levente, 1976- [actor.] | Rechn, Urs, 1978- [actor.] | Charmont, Todd, 1971- [actor.] | Melis, Laszlo [composer (expression)] | Erdely, Matyas, 1976- [director of photography.] | Taponier, Matthieu [editor of moving image work.] | Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany | Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) [presenter.] | Laokoon Filmgroup [production company] | Magyar Nemzeti Filmalap [production company.] | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) [publisher.]
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: Hungarian Original language: Hungarian Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inOther title: Son of Saul [English title:]Uniform titles: Saul fia (Motion picture) Subject(s): Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Drama | 1939-1945 | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- DramaGenre/Form: Historical films. | Foreign language films -- Hungarian.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Film editor, Matthieu Taponier ; music, L�aszl�o Melis; cinematographer, M�aty�as Erd�ely.
Awards: Academy Awards, 2016: Best foreign language film of the year.Cast: G�eza R�ohrig, Levente Moln�ar, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Jerzy Walczak, S�andor Zs�ot�er, Marcin Czarnik, Amitai Kedar.Summary: October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausl�ander is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child's body from the flames, find a rabbi to recite the mourner's Kaddish.
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.

English title from container.

"This film has been supported by a grant from The Conference on Material Claims Against Germany."--End credits.

Special features: commentary with Laszlo Nemes, Geza Rohrig and Matyas Erdely; theatrical trailer.

Film editor, Matthieu Taponier ; music, L�aszl�o Melis; cinematographer, M�aty�as Erd�ely.

G�eza R�ohrig, Levente Moln�ar, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Jerzy Walczak, S�andor Zs�ot�er, Marcin Czarnik, Amitai Kedar.

October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausl�ander is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child's body from the flames, find a rabbi to recite the mourner's Kaddish.

MPAA rating: R; for disturbing violent content, and some graphic nudity. CHV rating: 14A

DVD; NTSC, region 1, (1.37:1 aspect ratio) full screen; 5.1 Dolby digital.

In Hungarian with optional English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video in English.

Academy Awards, 2016: Best foreign language film of the year.

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