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Summary Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is The Square, an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. But sometimes, it is difficult to liv...

Directed By: Ruben Östlund

Written By: Ruben Östlund

The Square

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
73
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 206 User Ratings
8.2
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Summary Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is The Square, an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. But sometimes, it is difficult to liv...

Directed By: Ruben Östlund

Written By: Ruben Östlund

Where to Watch

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
73
76% Positive
25 Reviews
21% Mixed
7 Reviews
3% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
73
76% Positive
25 Reviews
21% Mixed
7 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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Universal Acclaim Based on 206 User Ratings
8.2
82% Positive
168 Ratings
13% Mixed
26 Ratings
6% Negative
12 Ratings

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 206 User Ratings
8.2
82% Positive
168 Ratings
13% Mixed
26 Ratings
6% Negative
12 Ratings

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Production Company Plattform Produktion, Film i Väst, Essential Filmproduktion GmbH, Coproduction Office, Sveriges Television (SVT), Imperative Entertainment, Arte France Cinéma, ZDF/Arte, Svenska Filminstitutet (SFI), Eurimages, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Nordisk Film & TV-Fond, Det Danske Filminstitut, Alamode Film, TriArt Film, Danmarks Radio (DR)
Release Date Oct 27, 2017
Duration 2 h 31 m
Rating R
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
European Film Awards
• 6 Wins & 6 Nominations