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Milos Stehlik Interviews Filmmaker Ruben Östlund On His Film 'The Square'

Director Ruben Östlund arrives at Golden Globes Foreign Language Symposium at Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, January 10, 2015, in Hollywood, California. Photo by Tonya Wise/Invision/AP

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The Square, starring Elisabeth Moss, is the latest feature from Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund. The movie took the top prize (Palme d'Or) at the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival. “The Square” is a satirical dark comedy that takes a harsh look at the modern art world. WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik of Facets sits down with filmmaker Ruben Östlund to discuss the various themes of his film.