R | | Comedy, Drama
A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.
For the general release of the film, Östlund cut 2 minutes and 43 seconds from the final quarter of the film (as presented at Cannes) to sharpen the last 30 minutes saying, "I sped it up a little."
If you place an object in a museum does that make this object a piece of art?
During the press conference, the time displayed on Christian's LCD watch is clearly visible and jumps from 14:53 to 15:50 when we cut to a participant who asks a very short question.
English, Swedish, Danish
NOK 406,148 (Norway) (1 October 2017)
$1,502,347 (USA) (22 March 2018)