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The Square de Ruben Östlund

Les Films de Cannes a Bucarest 2017

The Square de Ruben Östlund Les Films de Cannes a Bucarest 2017

The Square

Palme d’Or, Cannes 2017

 

Directed by: Ruben ÖSTLUND

Year: 2017

Country: SWEDEN, GERMANY, FRANCE, DENMARK

Genre: drama

Length: 142 minutes

 

Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is „The Square”, an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. But sometimes, it is difficult to live up to your own ideals: Christian’s foolish response to the theft of his phone drags him into shameful situations. Meanwhile, the museum's PR agency has created an unexpected campaign for „The Square”. The response is overblown and sends Christian, as well as the museum, into an existential crisis.

 

Credits

Ruben ÖSTLUND - Director

Ruben ÖSTLUND - Film Editor

Ruben ÖSTLUND - Script / Dialogue

Jacob SECHER SCHULSINGER - Film Editor

Andreas FRANCK - Sound

Josefin ÅSBERG - Set decorator

Fredrik WENZEL - Director of Photography

 

Casting

Claes BANG - Christian 

Elisabeth MOSS - Anne

Dominic WEST - Gijoni 

Terry NOTARY - Oleg

Christopher LÆSSØ - Michael

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