Auschwitz, 1944. A Jewish prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral courage trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son. 2016 Academy Award winner.
Saul Auslander is a member of the Sonderkommando, a group of Jewish prisoners who were forced to assist the Nazis by cremating the bodies of the dead in 1944. When Saul discovers the corpse of a boy he believes is his young son, he decides to carry out an impossible task: find a rabbi to recite the mourner’s Kaddish and offer the boy a proper burial. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2016. Géza Röhrig stars as Saul.
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