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Release Date: October 27th, 2017

R|2 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Disaster strikes when a curator hires a public relations team to build some buzz for his renowned Swedish museum.

Cast: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary, Linda Anborg, Christopher Læssø, Annica Liljeblad, Emelie Beckius

Director: Ruben Östlund

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Plattform Produktion

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

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  • What’s perhaps most impressive about Ostlund’s evolving style as a filmmaker and social commentator is his compulsion to enrich every scene he creates with a multitude of tones and nuances across the serio-comic spectrum. He’s like a virtuoso chef driven to try increasingly wild combinations of spices and ingredients; often the result is terrific, once in a while it’s too much. show more

  • In all its flawed brilliance, The Square remains an original, visceral, uncomfortable and essential viewing experience. show more

  • The Square is too long at 150 minutes and occasionally falls into the sort of preciosity it loves to deride. But the film is full of delicious riffs. show more

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