The Zone of Interest
A co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, and Poland, the film centers on Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss and his wife as they strive to build a dream life next to the concentration camp.
The Zone of Interest premiered at the 76th Cannes Film Festival on 19 May 2023 to critical acclaim. It went on to be named Best Film by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, selected as one of the top-five international films of 2023 by the National Board of Review, and chosen as the British entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards.
Oscars: FIVE Nominations
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best International Feature Film
Best Achievement in Directing
Best Adapted Screenplay
Golden Globes: THREE Nominations
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Motion Picture, Non-English Language
Best Original Score, Motion Picture – Mica Levi
Directed by: Jonathan Glazer
Written by: Jonathan Glazer and Martin Amis
Starring: Sandra Hüller, Christian Friedel, Freya Kreutzkam, Max Beck, Imogen Kogge
German/Polish with English Subtitles
DATES AND TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
“It’s lacerating, a master class in how to show without showing.”
Wall Street Journal
“… leaves you pondering the magnitude of what the banality of evil has wrought — and the terrible, inconsolable void that it leaves behind..
Los Angeles Times
“The Zone of Interest is possibly the least overtly traumatic film about the Holocaust ever made, yet it’s devastating in the quietest way.”