The Zone of Interest Wins Best International Feature Film at the Oscars 2024

The Zone of Interest got Oscar
The Zone of Interest got Oscar

“The Zone of Interest” shone brightly on a historic evening at the 96th Academy Awards ceremony, which took place in Los Angeles, California, and won the coveted title of Best International Feature Film. The Zone of Interest, which was helmed by the visionary Jonathan Glazer, enthralled viewers all over the world with its gripping story, outstanding acting, and moving examination of human perseverance in the face of hardship.

The Zone of Interest

Jonathan Glazer is the writer and director of the 2023 historical drama film The Zone of Interest, which is co-produced by Poland and the United Kingdom. The 2014 book by Martin Amis, which was partially inspired by true events, served as a loose inspiration for the plot. Rudolf Höss, the Nazi commandant, and his wife Hedwig are portrayed by Christian Friedel and Sandra Hüller. The Höss family resides in a house in the “Zone of Interest” close to the Auschwitz concentration camp.

To great acclaim, The Zone of Interest made its world premiere on May 19, 2023, at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. In addition to winning the Grand Prix and FIPRESCI Prize, the National Board of Review ranked it among the top five foreign films of 2023. The Zone of Interest received three BAFTA nominations, three Golden Globe nominations, and one Best Film Not in the English Language award. The Zone of Interest won two Oscars for Best International Feature (the first for a non-English British film) and Best Sound out of five nominations, including Best Picture, at the 96th Academy Awards.

The Zone of Interest Wins Best International Feature Film at the Oscars 2024

There was total five films nominated which you can see from our previous article.

The five Nominees are-

  1. lO Capitano – Italy
  2. Perfect Days – Japan
  3. Society of the Snow – Spain
  4. The teacher’s Lounge – Germany
  5. The Zone of Interest – UK
The Zone of Interest got Oscar
The Zone of Interest got Oscar

Competing with the world best, Finally the Zone of Interest got the best International Film at the 96th Academy Award ceremony.


“The Zone of Interest” is a testament to the ability of film to arouse meaningful conversation, elicit strong feelings, and provoke thought as the applause fades and the spotlight disappears. The Zone of Interest’s victory at the 2024 Oscars serves as a reminder of the storytelling’s timeless value and the imagination’s limitless possibilities.

In a world where conflict and division are common, “The Zone of Interest” serves as a poignant reminder of our humanity and the deep bonds that bind us all together. The movie invites viewers to go on a journey of empathy, enlightenment, and ultimately hope through its Oscars 2024 victory.


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