The Hungarian drama son of Saul tells the story of a survivor, which must burn the dead at Auschwitz. Son of Saul was awarded the Oscar in 2016.
Son of Saul plays in Auschwitz in 1944: Saul (Géza RAD) must go after a dreadful work: him the task is delegated, to burn the bodies of his slain fellow prisoners. When he believes dead one day among the to discover the body of his son, he attempts to protect him from burning and to pay last respects by a traditional Jewish burial. Thus, he brings not only themselves, but the whole squad in danger.
Son of Saul (OT: Saul fia) by Laszlo Nemes ran by 2015 as the only debut film in the Cannes competition. The drama for the Cannes Film Festival, the Berlinale has been chosen despite application. However the film 2016 received the globe Golden for the best foreign language film. 88. Academy Awards best foreign language film was awarded in the category son of Saul with the Oscar.