Force Majeure
aka Turist
First screened in September 2014
Director: Ruben Östlund. Cast: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Fanni Metelius, Kristofer Hivju, Clara Wettergren, Vincent Wettergren, Jakob Granqvist, Brady Corbet. Screenplay: Ruben Östlund.

Twitter Capsule: Great start excuses diminishing returns over time. Östlund reluctant to cede spotlight to his own characters?

VOR:   Less derivative than Play but also less consistent in tension, tone, and subtlety. First third is a great short film. Has many more ardent fans.

Photo © 2014 Magnolia Pictures/Film i Väst/Rhône-Alpes Cinéma/Plattform Produktion

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Foreign Language Film

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