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Directed by Alex Gibney Written by Alex Gibney Distributed by Magnolia Pictures
February 11, 2016
( Berlin) July 8, 2016 (US)
116 minutes Country United States Language English
is a 2016 American Zero Days documentary film directed by Alex Gibney. It was selected to compete for the  Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. 
Synopsis [ ]
Zero Days covers the phenomenon surrounding the Stuxnet computer virus and the development of the malware software known as " Olympic Games." It concludes with discussion over follow-up cyber plan Nitro Zeus and the Iran Nuclear Deal.
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Reception [ ]
Rotten Tomatoes collected 66 reviews as of May 6, 2017, of which 91% were positive. The site's consensus states: "Factors beyond Gibney's control prevent Zero Days from offering a comprehensive look at its subject, but the partial picture that emerges remains as frightening as it is impossible to ignore."  Metacritic gave the film a score of 77/100 based on 23 critics.
RogerEbert.com, Godfrey Cheshire praised Zero Days as "Easily the most important film anyone has released this year, it is a documentary that deserves to be seen by every sentient citizen of this country—and indeed the world."
Accolades [ ]
Zero Days was among 15 films shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary,  but ultimately did not receive an Oscar nomination. The film won a documentary film  Peabody Award in 2017 and was nominated for  Best Documentary Screenplay from the Writers Guild of America.
Release [ ]
Zero Days was released digitally on Amazon Video and iTunes on December 6, 2016, broadcast on BBC Four in the strand in the UK on January 16, 2017, and DVD on January 17, 2017. Storyville
References [ ]
"Zero Days". Berlinale. 2016 . Retrieved . August 29, 2016
"Jan 11, 2016: Berlinale Competition 2016: Another nine films selected". Berlinale . Retrieved . January 11, 2016
"Berlin Film Festival Adds Nine Films to Competition Lineup". Variety . Retrieved . January 11, 2016
"Zero Days". Rotten Tomatoes . Retrieved . May 6, 2017
"Zero Days". Metacritic . Retrieved . May 6, 2017
"Zero Days Movie Review". RogerEbert.com . Retrieved . May 6, 2017
Scott Feinberg (December 6, 2016). "Oscars: What the Doc Shortlist Got Right and Wrong, and Which of the 15 Will Make the Final 5". The Hollywood Reporter.
Anne Thompson (December 6, 2016). "Oscars 2017 Documentary Shortlist Analysis: Netflix Edges Out HBO, and Other Snubs and Surprises". IndieWire.
Participant Media (April 18, 2017). "Zero Days wins Peadbody Award".
"2017 Writers Guild Awards Winners". indiewire.com. IndieWire . Retrieved . February 17, 2019
"Zero Days DVD Release Date". DVDs Release Dates . Retrieved . May 6, 2017
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