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The Zone of Interest

Written and directed by the UK’s Jonathan Glazer (Under the Skin) this Palme d’Or-nominated drama - based on the novel by British author Martin Amis - looks at brutality in all its mundanity. Stunningly shot, and with music by British composer Mica Levi, the film was co-produced by Film4, Access Entertainment and House Productions.





The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss (Cristian Friedel), and his wife Hedwig (Sandra Hüller), live in an idyllic home next to the infamous camp. As they go about their daily activities of fishing and swimming in the lake, the more sinister aspects of their living situation become increasingly hard to ignore.