Los Angeles, December 10 (MTI) – Son of Saul, directed by Hungary’s Laszlo Jeles Nemes, has been nominated for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Son of Saul is Hungary’s submission for the 2016 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

The film takes place at the Auschwitz concentration camp and tells the story of Saul Auslaunder, a fictional Jewish member of the death camp’s Sonderkommando charged with aiding with the disposal of gas chamber victims.

According to the Golden Globe website, this is the third time that a Hungarian film has been nominated for a Golden Globe, after Colonel Redl in 1986 and Hanussen in 1989.

Source: http://mtva.hu/hu/hungary-matters

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