Son of Saul

Lists: Drama, Thriller, War, Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film Winners, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son."

Overall Ranking: 822 (Rank from 2015: # 28)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Khalid Rafi93(full review)
David Baruffi88(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Andrew Buckle of The Film Emporium80(full review)
Citizen Charlie70(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin70(full review)

People Involved

  • Géza Röhrig (Saul)
  • Levente Molnár (Abraham)
  • Urs Rechn (Biedermann)
  • Todd Charmont (Bearded Prisoner)
  • Jerzy Walczak (Rabbi in the Sonderkommando)
  • Sándor Zsótér (Doctor)
  • Marcin Czarnik (Feigenbaum)
  • (Director)