Thursday, August 25, 2016

SON of SAUL (Hungary)

"Formally daring and narratively gripping."

Screening Thursday 8th September
Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre, Mount Gambier

It is October 1944 in Auschwitz-Birkenau.  Saul is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners forced to assist the Nazis.  While working, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes to be his son.  As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task.

Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film
Grand Prix Winner at Cannes

Ratings: Rotten Tomatoes 89%  IMDb 76%
Starring: Geza Rohrig
Genre: Searing Drama, Thriller
Running time: 103 minutes
Language: Hungarian - This movie is sub-titled.
Rated: M for Mature audiences

Doors open at 6:30 pm and "Son of Saul" will screen at 7pm.

This month we are delighted to have RYMILL WINERY of Coonawarra as our featured winery.