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Son of Saul
- Geza Rohrig

Overview - In this searing drama, a concentration-camp inmate (Géza Röhrig) tasked with burning the dead discovers the body of his young son, and must choose between participating in a clandestine uprising being planned among the prisoners or securing a proper Jewish burial for his child.  Read more...

 
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Overview

In this searing drama, a concentration-camp inmate (Géza Röhrig) tasked with burning the dead discovers the body of his young son, and must choose between participating in a clandestine uprising being planned among the prisoners or securing a proper Jewish burial for his child.

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  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 107
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 043396466944
  • Genre: Foreign Video - Other
  • Rating: R (MPAA)
  • Release Date: February 2017

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"SON OF SAUL is an immersive experience of the most disturbing kind, an unwavering vision of a particular kind of hell." - 12/17/2015 Los Angeles Times


"SON OF SAUL, for all the enormity of its subject matter, is an oddly gripping experience -- a vision of intense purpose found in what may be the final hours of a life. It’s also a pretty stunning formal accomplishment..." - 12/17/2015 A.V. Club


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]here's nothing trivial about this Hungarian masterwork from first-time director László Nemes. You don't merely witness horror, you feel it in your bones." - 12/18/2015 Rolling Stone


"It’s a beat-the-clock thriller wrapped around an allegory." - 12/17/2015 New York Times


"Seldom has an artist found such startling new perspective on a solemn subject, and rarely has sound been such a potent tool in telling a story." - 12/17/2015 Wall Street Journal


"[A] scorching film....The one fictional account of the Holocaust to meet the approval of Shoah director Claude Lanzmann..." - 12/11/2015 Hollywood Reporter


"A classically simple story, told through an elegant visual language as bold as it is thoughtful, this is an important film not just in content but in form." - 01/14/2016 Washington Post


"SON OF SAUL is one of the best and most original and most devastatingly effective films ever made about the Holocaust." - 01/28/2016 Chicago Sun-Times


"[O]n the whole it’s daring and committed, and in Röhrig’s tremendously focused performance, it honors all the saints we’ll never know..." - 01/21/2016 Boston Globe


5 stars out of 5 -- "SON OF SAUL is indeed a stylistic masterpiece, a film of precise visual and aural design, executed with fearsome skill, precision and commitment." - 05/01/2016 The Guardian


5 stars out of 5 -- "It's a film that bores straight into your soul and leaves you shattered, but somehow richer for having seen it." - 04/29/2016 Empire

 
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