Watch: A24’s Behind-the-Scenes Featurette for ‘The Zone of Interest’
“I needed to keep away from the artifice of cinema.” A24 has revealed a behind-the-scenes featurette for The Zone of Interest, the Best Picture nominated Holocaust movie from British filmmaker Jonathan Glazer (of Sexy Beast, Birth, Under the Skin). It premiered on the 2023 Cannes Film Festival final yr, and after opening in December, ended up with a complete of 5 Oscar nominations – together with Best Director and Best Sound. This movie is concerning the Nazi commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his household who stay inside a pleasant home situated adjoining to this horrible focus camp in Poland. It stars Christian Friedel and Sandra Hüller because the couple, with Freya Kreutzkam, Max Beck, Imogen Kogge, Ralph Herforth. In this featurette, Glazer and his Polish DP Łukasz Żal speak about filming this with cameras hidden in the home, and pure lighting, to make it as genuine and immersive as doable. Yes that is an excellent movie that deserves to be seen on the large display – to expertise the unsettling sound behind this banality of evil story.
Here’s the behind-the-scenes featurette for Jonathan Glazer’s The Zone of Interest, on A24’s YouTube:
The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss (Christian Friedel), and his spouse Hedwig (Sandra Hüller), try to construct a dream life for his or her household in a home and backyard subsequent to the camp. The Zone of Interest is each written and directed by acclaimed British filmmaker Jonathan Glazer, director of the function movies Sexy Beast, Birth, and Under the Skin beforehand, in addition to many different music movies and shorts. Adapted from the novel of the identical identify written by Martin Amis, revealed in 2014. Produced by Ewa Puszczynska and James Wilson. Featuring a rating by Mica Levi. This initially premiered on the 2023 Cannes Film Festival final yr (learn our assessment), the place it received the Grand Prix second place prize. A24 first launched Glazer’s The Zone of Interest in choose US theaters beginning on December fifteenth, 2023 final yr. Playing in cinemas now.