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Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Palme d’Or Contender ‘Son of Saul’

Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Palme d'Or Contender 'Son of Saul'

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Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American distribution rights to the Cannes Film Festival in-competition Holocaust drama "Son of Saul" ("Saul Fia"), Variety reported. The film, which many pundits have pegged as an early front-runner for the Palme d’Or, marks the feature film debut from director Laszio Nemes.

Sony Pictures Classics also acquired the Japanese in-competition drama "Our Little Sister" earlier this week out of Cannes.

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