Todd Charmont from ‘Son of Saul’

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US actor Todd Charmont poses during the photocall for ‘Saul Fia’ (Son of Saul) at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, 15 May 2015

Todd Charmont from ‘Son of Saul’


Saul, a film by Hungarian movie director Laszlo Nemes that won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival 2015.
During the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, one prisoner is forced to burn the corpses of his own people. He finds moral survival when he rescues a boy from the flames and takes him for his son.
What was your first contact and how did you prepare for this movie?
I had a couple of Skype appointments with Laszlo Nemes and we talked about the basics. Most of the preparation I did myself an...


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