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Summary October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the corpse of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderko...

Son of Saul
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User Score Generally Favorable Based on 164 User Ratings
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Summary October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the corpse of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderko...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 49 Critic Reviews
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4% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 49 Critic Reviews
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96% Positive
47 Reviews
4% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 164 User Ratings
7.3
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14% Mixed
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12% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 164 User Ratings
7.3
74% Positive
121 Ratings
14% Mixed
23 Ratings
12% Negative
20 Ratings

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Production Company Laokoon Filmgroup, Hungarian National Film Fund
Release Date Dec 18, 2015
Duration 1 h 47 m
Rating R
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Cannes Film Festival
• 4 Wins & 6 Nominations