„Son of Saul” – Golden Globe prize for Best Foreign Film!

Son of Saul

The „Son of Saul” – Hungarian Holocaust Drama. 

Won this year the Golden Globe  prize for Best Foreign Film!

Hungarian director László Nemes accepted the Best Foreign Language Film prize for his movie Son of Saul at the Golden Globe awards ceremony on Sunday night, January, 10. 2016. in Los Angeles.

After receiving the statuette he said, that the Holocaust has become over the years an abstraction and for him it is more than justn a face, it is a human face and should not forget that face.  The concentration camp drama is the first Hungarian production to win the award. The Golden Globes, selected by the Los Angeles Film Critics Circle.

Film depicts a member of the Sonderkommando at Auschwitz-Birkenau. In “Son of Saul,” the character of Saul Auslander is forced to cremate the bodies of fellow prisoners gassed by the SS. In one corpse, Saul believes he recognizes his dead son. Saul vows that he will save the child’s corpse from the flames and find a rabbi to say Kaddish at a proper funeral.

Screenplay: László Nemes, Clara Royer, Producers: Gabor Sipos, Gábor Rajna, Director of photography: Mátyás Erdély, Production designer: László Rajk, Editor: Matthieu Taponier, Music: László Melis.

Enormous chance to „Son of Saul” for the Oscar!



On Thursday, January, 14. at 5.30 a.m. PT, Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee will announce the nominees in the following categories: Animated Feature Film, Cinematography, Costume Design, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Song, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.

At 5.38 a.m. PT, John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will take the stage to unveil the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Directing, Film Editing, Foreign Language Film, Original Score, Best Picture, Production Design, Visual Effects, Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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