'Son of Saul' takes best foreign language film Oscar

 29 Feb 2016 - 7:28

'Son of Saul' takes best foreign language film Oscar
Director Laszlo Nemes of Hungary holds his Oscar for the Best Foreign Film for his movie "Son of Saul" at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Hollywood, United States: "Son of Saul," a harrowing Holocaust drama which offers unflinching depictions of the gas chambers of Auschwitz, won the best foreign language film Oscar on Sunday.

Laszlo Nemes's Hungarian film beat Colombia's "Embrace of the Serpent," French movie "Mustang," "Theeb" from Jordan, and Denmark's "A War."

AFP