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1,236 Ratings

Son of Saul

Saul fia

Directed by László Nemes
Hungary, 2015


Two days in the life of Saul Auslander, Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz Crematoriums who, to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son, tries to carry out his impossible deed: salvage the body and find a rabbi to bury it.

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Son of Saul Directed by László Nemes

Awards & Festivals

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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