Östlund’s THE SQUARE continues to sell at Cannes

Ruben Östlund‘s new film The Square has continued to be popular at the Cannes Market, this time selling to Spain, Argentina and Poland.

Previous deals include:

  • US (Magnolia)
  • UK (Curzon/Artificial Eye)
  • Germany (Alamode)
  • Sweden (TriArt)
  • France and Benelux (Bac)
  • Denmark/Iceland/Norway/Finland (Scanbox, with Arthaus in Norway and Finnkino in Finland)
  • Switzerland (Xenis)
  • Greece (Feelgood)
  • Portugal (Alambique)
  • Baltics (Must Kasi)
  • former Yugoslavia (Demiurg)
  • Hungary (Cirko)
  • Czech and Slovak Republics (Film Europe)
  • Turkey (Bir Film)

Described as a social satire, The Square is about an art museum dealing with the fallout from a controversial viral video to promote an exhibit called ‘The Square’. The Square is currently competing at the Cannes Film Festival and will premiere this Saturday.

The Square starts Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West and Terry Notary.


Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.