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Original title The Square
Form Feature
Average rating 4,08 / 5
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Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 2017-08-25

Plot summary

A modern museum struggles with their visitor numbers and the newly appointed creative director decides to hire a PR agency to help promote the upcoming exhibition called...

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Petter Mattsson
+46 8 665 11 34
petter.mattsson@filminstitutet.se

Theo Tsappos
+46 8 665 11 33
theo.tsappos@filminstitutet.se

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Cast

Claes Bang Christian
Elisabeth Moss Anne
Dominic West Julian
Terry Notary Oleg
Christopher Læssø Michael
Marina Schiptjenko Elna
Lise Stephenson Engström dotter
Lilianne Mardon dotter
Annica Liljeblad Sonja
Elijandro Edouard pojken
Daniel Hallberg PR-kille
Martin Sööder PR-kille
John Nordling kundansvarig
Maja Gödicke kontorspersonal
Nicki Dar kontorspersonal
Josefine Schneider kontorspersonal
Sofie Hamilton rånare
Robert Hjelm rånare
Anna-Stina Malmborg donator
Gunnar Höglund donator
Nina Strand fundraiser
Erik Sundfelt mannen på gatan
Peggy Johansson museivakten
Jonas Dahlbom kocken
Sofia Ciuraru tiggaren på 7-Eleven
Stefan Gödicke Tourettesmannen
Mia Svenheimer frun
Per Magnus Johansson psykologen
Erika Jareman expedit
Julia Sporre expedit
Clemens Poellinger konstteoretikern
Copos Pardalian tiggaren i gallerian
Pauline Hansson Youtubekvinnan
Pierre Elmqvist grannen
Madeleine Barwén Trollvik Prinsessan Madeleine
Johan Jonason journalist
Bo Melin journalist
Sonya Florens Espinosa journalist
Joakim Lamotte videobloggaren
Kolya Hardy tränare
Bobcats - GCO cheerleaders

Companies

Production Company Plattform Produktion AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden (digital) Triart Film AB
Sales The Coproduction Office

Plot summary

A modern museum struggles with their visitor numbers and the newly appointed creative director decides to hire a PR agency to help promote the upcoming exhibition called “The Square”. The Square is an elegant and telling satire addressing topics of responsibility and trust. 

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 204675
Date 2017-08-08
Classification Allowed from age 11
Notes Digitalfil.


Technical specifications

Dialogue
Subtitled


Release dates

Release in Sweden 2017-08-25 Sweden

Awards

Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2018 Best Director Ruben Östlund
Stockholm 2018 Best Picture
Stockholm 2018 Best Cinematography Fredrik Wenzel
Stockholm 2018 Best Actor in a Leading Role Claes Bang
Stockholm 2018 Best Screenplay Ruben Östlund
Stockholm 2018 Best Set Design Josefin Åsberg
Festival Award Cannes 2017 Josefin Åsberg (Prix Vulcain de l'artiste technicien, Festival de Cannes, Frankrike)
Austin 2017 (bästa film / Best Picture, Comedy Features, Fantastic Fest, USA)
Palme d'Or Cannes 2017 (Festival de Cannes, Frankrike)
Prize Berlin 2017 (bästa europeiska komedi / Best European Comedy, European Film Awards,Tyskland)
Berlin 2017 (bästa europeiska film / Best European Film, European Film Awards,Tyskland)
Berlin 2017 Ruben Östlund (bästa regissör / Best European Director, European Film Awards,Tyskland)
Berlin 2017 Claes Bang (bästa manliga skådespelare / Best European Actor, European Film Awards, Tyskland)
Berlin 2017 Ruben Östlund (bästa manusförfattare / Best European Screenwriter, European Film Awards,Tyskland)
Berlin 2017 Josefin Åsberg (bästa produktionsdesigner/ Best European Production Designer, European Film Awards,Tyskland)

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Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title The square. Av Ruben Östlund. Version 56. 2016-06-23 (uppdaterade efter planen 23 juni).
Extent 68 s.
Language Swedish


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Black and white print -
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