SON OF SAUL (15)

Date Time
Sun 29th May 7.45pm
Mon 30th May 7.45pm
Weds 1st June 7.45pm

Dir: László Nemes | Hungary | 2015 | 107 mins | Hungarian w/English Subtitles
Cast: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn

Recent Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film, Son of Saul is an unforgettable Holocaust drama set inside Auschwitz, and the feature debut of László Nemes. It stars Géza Röhrig as Saul Ausländer, a Hungarian-Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz whose horrific job in the Sonderkommando is to help burn the camp’s dead. Finding a body he takes to be his son’s, he tries to arrange a clandestine burial. Placing his camera mainly on Saul’s agonised face, we bear witness to his unutterable suffering amid scenes of complete devastation. A superbly crafted and utterly haunting film, it’s an astonishing debut.

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