triangle of sadness won the coveted Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
The film received the award on Saturday (May 28).
Swedish director Ruben Östlund has won the award for the second time after 2017 The seat with Claes Bang, Dominic West and Elisabeth Moss.
triangle of sadness caused a stir last week after receiving an eight-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival over the weekend.
The film, which stars Woody Harrelson, received a rowdy and overwhelmingly positive reception.
acc diversitythe reaction of the audience was even stronger than that for Top Gun: Maverick and other highly anticipated films to be screened at the festival.
The movie stars Harris Dickenson (The Kingsman and beach rats) as an aspiring model vacationing on a luxury yacht with his girlfriend, a social media influencer.
Harrelson plays the alcoholic captain of the yacht.
The yacht’s guests – who consist mostly of discerning, affluent clientele – get a shock when a storm disrupts their luxury vacation, leading to an outbreak of severe seasickness.
acc diversitythe scene most acclaimed by viewers was Prepare for the Storm, in which diners savor a decadent seven-course meal of oysters and seafood while the yacht steadily becomes unstable.
Viewers apparently shrieked and roared with laughter as the film depicted vomiting and diarrhea in vivid detail.
After the event, Ostlund said: “What a wonderful performance. What an ensemble we had. Thank you very much.”
Is there a trailer
While an official trailer for triangle of sadness has yet to be released, a first look clip of the film is available for viewing.
In it, fans get their first look at Harrelson in his role as Captain Thomas Smith.
When will it be released?
At the time of writing a UK or US release date for triangle of sadness will be announced. According to iMDB, the film is set to be released in Sweden on October 7, 2022.
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