The Square

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Sweden | 2017 | 142 minutes | Ruben Östlund

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The Square is a poignant satirical drama reflecting our times - about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.

Winner of the Palme d'Or prize at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.


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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.

  • Director: Ruben Östlund
  • Principal Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Claes Bang, Dominic West, Terry Notary
  • Country: Sweden, Germany, France
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 142 minutes
  • Producer: Erik Hemmendorff
  • Screenplay: Ruben Östlund
  • Cinematographers: Fredrik Wenzel
  • Language: English, Swedish, Danish
  • Has Subtitles: Yes