30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Square Sweden, Germany, Denmark, France 2017 | 142 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Ruben Östlund

RUBEN ÖSTLUND (*1974) showed his film Turist at the 2014 FILMFEST HAMBURG. The film went on to win more than 30 prizes and was nominated for both Oscar and Golden Globe. The Square is Östlund's second feature film.

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Christian is a well-known art curator, who drives an electric car and despite being separated from his wife dedicatedly looks after their two children. Right now, he's in the middle of preparation for his latest project The Square -- a 4m x 4m white square. Everyone who enters it is supposed to behave in a tolerant and helpful way. But already the publicity campaign turns out to be tricky and causes Christian to doubt his idea. And when pickpockets steal his mobile phone, we find out how tolerant Christian himself is. The Square is a brilliant social satire and won the Palme D'Or at this year's Cannes festival
Original title: The Square
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, Danish, Swedish
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Ruben Östlund
Screenplay: Ruben Östlund
Cast: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary, Christopher Læssø
Producer: Erik Hemmendorff, Philippe Bober
Director of Photography: Fredrik Wenzel
Production Design: Josefin Åsberg
Editor: Ruben Östlund, Jacob Secher Schulsinger
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Alamode Film oHg
World Sales:
Production: Platform Produktion; Essential Films; Parisienne
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