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Son of Saul

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Son of Saul (Hungarian: Saul fia) is a 2015 Hungarian drama film directed by László Nemes. It was screened at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival,[1][2] where it won the Grand Prix.[9] It has also been selected to be shown in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.[11]


  • as Saul
    • as Abraham


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