R | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves.
Many of the actors were on set for only a single day, Terry Gilliam remembered: "Tilda Swinton: one day; Ben Whishaw: one day; Peter Stormare... all three of them, one day. Matt Damon we had for four. I think David Thewlis was a week. Lucas, Christoph and Melanie were running through the whole thing. And that's really how... ...
The saddest aspect of mankind's need to believe in a God, or to put it another way, a purpose greater than this life, is that it makes this life meaningless. You see, this is all just a way station on the road to promised eternity.
When Qohen is sitting at his computer naked, he is wearing flesh colored underwear.
In memory of the great Richard D. Zanuck who kept the ball rolling.
$83,803 (USA) (19 September 2014)
$219,438 (USA) (3 October 2014)
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