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The Square
The Square (2017)

director: Ruben Östlund

With: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, a.o.

duration: 142 minutes
Changemakers , Plus Parcours , Satire, Drama, Comedy

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In the presence of: Ruben Östlund

"A thrillingly weird study of an art gallery director whose life goes into meltdown after his mobile phone is stolen. Östlund's daringly surreal satire turns a contemporary art museum into a city-state of bizarre, dysfunctional and Ballardian strangeness. 'The Square' sets out to make your jaw drop. And it succeeds." (The Guardian)

FFG Daily Talkies with Ruben Östlund (to be confirmed)
On Thursday 12 October, director Ruben Östlund is the central guest during the Daily Talkies (more info).

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Screening dates: The Square

Kinepolis Gent
Special guests: Ruben Östlund (director)
Thu 12 Oct 2017 19:45 - 22:07 (142 min)
Kinepolis Gent Fri 13 Oct 2017 22:30 - 00:52 (142 min)
Kinepolis Gent Mon 16 Oct 2017 14:30 - 16:52 (142 min)


director: Ruben Östlund
screenplay: Ruben Östlund
producer: Erik Hemmendorff
Editor: Jacob Secher Schulsinger & Ruben Östlund
Cinematography: Fredrik Wenzel

production company: Plattform Produktion
Distributor: NV Lumiere Publishing

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dialogue: English, Swedish, Danish
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: Sweden - Denmark - Germany - France
year: 2017

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RUBEN ÖSTLUND (1974): Låt dom andra sköta kärleken (2001), Familj igen (2002), Gitarrmongot (2004), Scen nr: 6882 ur mitt liv (2005, Short), Nattbad (2006, Short), De ofrivilliga (2008), Händelse vid bank (2009, Short), Play (2011), Gomorron (2011-2014, TV Series, director of 2 episodes), Turist (2014), The Square (2017).

Technical Specs

sound: Dolby Digital SRD
format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

Other festival films by director Ruben Östlund

2005:Autobiographical scene number 6882


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