The Zone of Interest

Yehudit Mam
6 min readFeb 16, 2024

“Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.

Primo Levi

Rendering the extermination of six million Jews on film in a dignified, credible way is impossible. In this respect, Jonathan Glazer’s impeccable The Zone of Interest is a masterful achievement. Adapted and…

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Yehudit Mam

Author of Serves You Right, a novel in NFT. Cocreator of dada.nyc. A Jewish Aztec Princess with a passion for film, food, and human foibles. yehuditmam.net