A24’s Nazi Drama ‘Zone of Interest’ Is a Cannes Sensation With 6-Minute Standing Ovation

May 20, 2023

Jonathan Glazer just delivered the first instant sensation of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. “The Zone of Interest,” only the director’s fourth feature film after “Sexy Beast,” “Birth” and “Under the Skin,” earned a six-minute standing ovation following its world premiere. “Thank you very much, Glazer told the crowd after the standing ovation. For Glazer, “The Zone of Interest” marks his first time premiering a movie at the Cannes Film Festival. A24 is behind “The Zone of Interest” and is expected to release the film later this year.