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Without filter: in Sweden, the director Ruben Östlund knew how to seduce the public


DECRYPTION – The director of the film Without Filter, awarded at the Cannes Film Festival, has a recipe of his own. Its objective is to provoke “the debate at the exit of the rooms”.

“Once, it can be luck, but after twice you start to wonder…”

By receiving his second palme d'or for

Without filter

, the Swedish director Ruben Östlund cautiously played false modesty.

His compatriots did not bother with precautions.

"It's a new golden age for Swedish cinema"

, welcomed the Minister of Culture, Jeanette Gustafdotter, associating this cry of victory with the screenplay prize, which went to Swede Tarik Saleh for

The Conspiracy of Cairo

, and the Best Actress Award for Zar Amir Ebrahimi in

Les Nuits de Mashhad

, directed by Iranian-Swedish Ali Abbasi.

“We now have an icon for children and young people who can become the next generation of filmmakers

,” adds Anette Novak, who heads the Swedish Film Institute in Stockholm.

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The icing on the cake, the Scandinavian journalists even noted that the screening of

Without Filter

was followed by an eight-minute standing ovation… Three…

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Source: lefigaro

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