Saturday, May 16, 2015

Cannes 2015: 'Son of Saul' Review

The most acclaimed movie so far in this year's Competition at Cannes is this startling first-time film from a Hungarian director. It's about the Holocaust but, seriously, it's not like any other Holocaust movie you can think of -- which is a huge accomplishment. It's called Son of Saul, and I think it's well on its way to getting one of the major prizes here. Still, I have a few small reservations, which I get into in my glowing review for Paste.