Son of Saul

Wednesday 4th September, 7:45 PM

  • Director: László Nemes
  • Running time: 1h 47m.  
  • Year: 2015 | Genre: Drama | Rating: 15
  • Venue location: Leytonstone Library (1st floor)

Two days in the life of Saul Auslander, Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz Crematoriums who, to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son, tries to carry out his impossible deed: salvage the body and find a rabbi to bury it.

The film premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prix. The film won the award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. It also won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, becoming the first Hungarian film to win the award.


Screening on Wednesday 4th September 2019, 7:45 PM

At Leytonstone library (first floor), Church Lane, E11 1HG

Ticket price £6 (£5 all concessions) sold onsite and on the event night only.

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