Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem screened in competition at the Venice Film Festival and will now have its North American premiere as the closing night film September 26 at the annual genre-packed Fantastic Fest. It stars Christoph Waltz as an eccentric and reclusive computer genius determined to discover the purpose of existence – or the lack thereof – once and for all. Pic also stars Matt Damon, David Thewlis, and newcomer Melanie Thierry.

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