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Son of Saul = Saul fia

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Blu-ray version.


In Hungarian, with optional English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, English audio description track.


Geza Rohrig, Levente Molnar, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Sandor Zsoter, Amitai Kedar, Uwe Lauer, Christian Harting, Jerzy Walczak, Marcin Czarnik, Levente Orbán, Attila Fritz.

Publication Information

Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; disturbing violent content, and some graphic nudity.


October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners forced to assist the Nazis. While working, 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, find a rabbi to recite the mourner's Kaddish, and offer the boy a proper burial.


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Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.

Special feature: Q&A at the Museum of Tolerance with director László Nemes, actor Géza Röhrig and cinematographer Mátyás Erdély ; deleted scene ; commentary with László Nemes, Géza Röhrig and Mátyás Erdély.

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