World soundtrack awards
Son Of Saul
Archived: Son Of Saul - Saul Fia (2015)

director: László Nemes

composer: László Melis
With: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, a.o.

duration: 107 minutes
Drama, War

Official Selection - In Competition
Film Fest Gent - Son Of Saul

Surrounded by the horrors of 1944 in Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral salvation when he attempts to retrieve the body of a boy he has taken for his son. "Hungarian helmer László Nemes and actor Géza Röhrig make a powerful debut with this grim, unyielding Holocaust drama." (Variety)


director: László Nemes
composer: László Melis
producer: Gábor Rajna
screenplay: László Nemes & Clara Royer
Editor: Matthieu Taponier
Cinematography: Mátyás Erdély
sound: Tamás Zányi

production company: Laokoon Filmgroup

More info

dialogue: Hungarian, Yiddish, German, Polish
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Hungary
year: 2015


LASZLO NEMES (1977): Türelem (2007, short), The Counterpart (2008, short), The Gentleman Takes His Leave (2010, short), Son of Saul (2015).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,37

Other festival films by director László Nemes

2008:With a little patience
2007:With a little patience


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