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THE SQUARE (2017)

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Director: Ruben Östlund
Casts: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary
Language: Swedish, English, Danish
Genre: Comedy / Drama

SYNOPSIS:
Disaster strikes when an art museum curator, Christian (Claes Bang) hires a public relations team to build some buzz for his renowned Swedish museum. 

REVIEW:
Ruben Östlund sets out clearly to sketch a character study of a curator who is stuck in a whirlwind of situations and emotions in midst of his art gallery installation, ‘The Square’ – the space of faith. The simple narrative is told with symbolic complexity and weirdly arresting narrative but not without generous amount of slice of life black comedy. 

The main attracting factor for me is the character design and the brilliantly engineered situations that pushes him to many brinks, bringing out a slice of him each time. It’s interesting to witness how poignantly director Ruben Östlund juxtaposes Christian’s emotional bustles to the idea of ‘The Square’. When Christian knows that he has …

KOLLYWOOD 2017

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