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SON OF SAUL

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SON OF SAUL

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 107m 5s

Release date 29/04/2016

BBFCInsight strong threat

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) László Nemes

Cast includes Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Jerzy Walczak, Sándor Zsótér

Summary SON OF SAUL is a Hungarian drama about a man who is forced to work disposing of bodies from gas chambers at Auschwitz, who finds the body of a boy who he believes to be his own son.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 19/04/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SON OF SAUL is a Hungarian drama about a man who is forced to work disposing of bodies from gas chambers at Auschwitz, who finds the body of a boy who he believes to be his own son.

Threat

Victims are forced into gas chambers, followed by sight of their naked bodies being cleared away. Victims are subjected to violence by Nazi guards and there are riots, including one in which a man is shot. While the scenes contain limited visual detail, the tone is harrowing.

Details

Title
SON OF SAUL
Also known as
SAUL FIA
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
03/11/2015
Main language
German, Hungarian, Polish, Yiddish
Submitted run time
107m 5s
Approved footage
9637+8
BBFC reference
AFF332369
Registration number
CFJ37742
Remarks
Subtitled

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