Cannes 2015: Critics Prize to “Son of Saul”

The FIPRESCI Prize for a film in the main competition went to “Son of Saul” (Saul Fia) by László Nemes (Hungary 2015, 107 min).

Motivation: “For movingly portraying a Holocaust drama with unparalleled microscopic narrative displaying a rare flair and poise in which a Jewish prisoner seeks for truth and reassurance even in most adverse situation.”

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Jury members were Mario Abbade, Brazil; Borborah Bitopan, India; Jean Roy, France; Müge Turan, Turkey; Richard Mowe, UK; Alex Masson, France; Steffen Moestrup, Denmark; Clarence Tsui, Hong Kong; Ramy Razek, Egypt.