0 (year) - in Popular Culture

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  • 0 A.D., a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy game.
  • In the film The Beach, Leonardo DiCaprio's character is, during his mental instability, crazed about the term Year 0.
  • Year Zero is a theatrical play that highlights the everyday struggles of a Cambodian-American family. (See Year Zero (political notion).)
  • The fictitious theologian Franz Bibfeldt's most famous work relates to the year 0: a 1927 dissertation submission to the University of Worms entitled "The Problem of the Year 0".
  • Germany, Year Zero is a 1948 film directed by Roberto Rossellini set in post-WWII Germany.
  • Tokyo Year Zero is a novel by English author David Peace set in post-WWII Tokyo which depicts the occupation of Japan by the Allied Powers.
  • The 1985 film Back to the Future shows the date December 25 0000 on the time circuits display of the DeLorean time machine as a joke and example of choice for witnessing the birth of Christ.
  • "Year Zero" is an album by the industrial rock group Nine Inch Nails, and is a concept album and Alternate Reality Game based on a post-apocalyptic earth.

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