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photo for Son of Saul October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul (Geza Rohrig) 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. Academy Award-, Golden Globe- and Independent Spirit-Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film. Vitals: Director: Laszlo Nemes. Stars: Geza Rohrig, Levente Molnar, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont. 2015 — Hungary, CC, MPAA rating: R, 107 min., Drama, Box office gross: $1.666 million, Sony. Extras: Commentary with director Laszlo Nemes, actor Geza Rohrig and cinematographer Matyas Erdely, Museum of Tolerance Q&A with director Nemes, Rohrig and cinematographer Erdely, deleted scene. 3 stars
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