An interview with László Nemes about Son of Saul, in which the director discusses his Auschwitz-set drama about a Sonderkommando's quest to bury a boy he asserts is his son. The discussion touches on the challenges of making a film from a single perspective; Nemes's aim to undo standard postwar views of the Holocaust; and his wariness of the conquest of filmmaking by television.
Imagining the Unimaginable: Interview with László Nemes on Son of Saul
Megan Ratner is the author of the catalogue Glenn Ligon: Come Out (Ridinghouse, 2014). Her work has appeared in Film Comment, Cineaste, and Frieze, among other publications. She is a contributing editor to Film Quarterly.
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Megan Ratner; Imagining the Unimaginable: Interview with László Nemes on Son of Saul. Film Quarterly 1 March 2016; 69 (3): 58–66. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.69.3.58
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