The Zone of Interest

Winner of the Grand Prix at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival and Academy Awards for Best International Feature and Best Sound

Audio Description
Closed Captioned 


Christian Friedel, Sandra Hüller, Johann Karthaus, Luis Noah Witte,

Haunting and powerful, The Zone of Interest centers on the domestic life of Hedwig (Sandra Hüller) and Rudolf Höss (Christian Friedel), whose home is on the other side of the wall from the Auschwitz concentration camp, where Rudolf is commandant. The film “transforms their denial and euphemism into an investigation: does evil lurk within all of us? Could you or I serve as accomplice to genocide? Cinematographer Łukasz Żal, composer Mica Levi, and sound designer Johnnie Burn implement the obsessive clarity of [Jonathan] Glazer’s vision, as he rigorously exposes the horrifying, increasingly resonant truth of the Holocaust: yes, it could happen again” (Larry Gross, Telluride Film Festival).

  • Jonathan Glazer
Based On
  • the novel by Martin Amis

  • Łukasz Żal
  • German
  • Polish
  • Yiddish
  • with English subtitles
Print Info
  • Color
  • DCP
  • 105 mins
  • A24

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