WHO’S IN IT?
Claes Bang (Jungle Child), Elisabeth Moss (High-Rise), Dominic West (300), Terry Notary (Kong: Skull Island), Christopher Læssø (When A Man Comes Home), Marina Schiptjenko (film debut), Annica Liljeblad (Lars and the Baron)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ruben Östlund (Force Majeure), director, writer, editor; Philippe Bober (Women Without Men) and Erik Hemmendorff (Involuntary), producers; Fredrik Wenzel (The Ape), cinematographer; Jacob Secher Schulsinger (Killing Strangers), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Christian (Bang) is the respected curator of a prestigious museum of contemporary art, and is preparing his latest installation known as “The Square” which invites people to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. However, when his phone is suddenly stolen, it sets off a chain of events that lead him and the museum, following a questionable PR campaign for the exhibit, into a personal crisis…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The over-the-top and gratingly pretentious world of abstract art is lovingly skewered in this dark comedy-drama that shows us that the real exhibits worth paying attention to are the fragile human psyches we all possess.