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Ruben Östlund

(1974 – )

Director, screenwriter. Born 1974. Graduated in filmmaking from Göteborg University in 2001.

Östlund made his feature film debut in 2005 with 'Gitarrmogoet', which won the FIPRESCI prize at Moscow Film Festival. His followup feature 'Involuntary' (2008) premiered in the Un Certain Regard competition at Cannes Film Festival. In 2010 he won the Golden Bear for his short film 'Händelse vid bank'. His third feature film 'Play' premiered in the Directors Fortnight selection at Cannes Film Festival.

Östlund's big international breakthrough came with 'Force Majeure' (2014), which won the main prize in the Un Certain Regard selection and was nominated for both a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. Östlund won the Palme d'Or with 'The Square' (2017), which was later nominated for an Oscar. 'Triangle of Sadness' (2021) is his next project.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Ingmar Bergman - Vermächtnis eines Jahrhundertgenies 2018 Appearance Documentary
The Square 2017 Direction, Screenplay, Editor Feature
Force Majeure 2014 Direction, Screenplay Feature
Play 2011 Direction, Script, Editor Feature
Pangpangbröder 2011 Executive producer Documentary
De ofrivilliga 2009 Direction, Script, Editing Feature
Händelse vid bank 2009 Direction, Screenplay, Editor Short fiction
Scen nr: 6882 ur mitt liv 2005 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing Short fiction
Family Again 2001 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing Documentary
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