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Club Zero

Club Zero

Original name: Club Zero
English name: Club Zero
Year: 2023
Run time: 110 Min
Language: English
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: Austria, UK, Germany, France, Denmark, Qatar
Director: Jessica Hausner
Producers: Bruno Wagner, Philippe Bober, Mike Goodridge, Johannes Schubert
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Elsa Zylberstein, Mathieu Demy, Amir El-Masry,Ksenia Devriendt
Screenplay: Jessica Hausner, Geraldine Bajard
Cinematographer: Martin Gschlacht
Editor: Karina Ressler
Sound Designer: Erik Mischijew
Music Composer: Markus Binder
Production Company: coop99 filmproduktion, Coproduction Office, Paloma Productions
World Sales: Coproduction Office


  • Cannes: Main Competition 2023
  • Busan IFF 2023
  • Munich IFF 2023
  • Sydney IFF 2023
  • Sitges FF 2023

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2019 Little Joe
  • 2014 Amour Fou
  • 2009 Lourdes
  • 2004 Hotel
  • 2001 Lovely Rita
  • 1999 Inter-View (Short)
  • 1995 Flora (Short)

Director's Biography:


Jessica Hausner was born in Vienna, Austria in 1972. She studied directing at the Film Academy of Vienna where she made the award-winning short films Flora (1996) and Inter-View (1999). In 2001, her debut feature film, Lovely Rita premiered at the Cannes in Un Certain Regard. She returned to Un Certain Regard with her second feature, Hotel in 2004. In 2009, Lourdes was selected in Competition at the Venice FF where it was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize. Amour Fou (2014) was Hausner’s third film to be presented in Un Certain Regard. Her English-language debut, Little Joe (2019), also premiered in Cannes but this time in Competition.


Miss Novak joins the staff of an international boarding school to teach a conscious eating class. She instructs that eating less is healthy. The other teachers are slow to notice what is happening and by the time the distracted parents begin to realise, Club Zero has become a reality.