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Force Majeure 15 rating

On a family holiday to the French Alps, a couple feel the strain when, in a moment of terror, the father abandons his family in this dark comedy from Ruben Östlund (director of the Cannes 2022 Palme d'Or winner, Triangle of Sadness).

Comedy 2014 120 mins

Director: Ruben Östlund


A BAFTA nominee for Best Film Not in the English Language, double-Palmes-winning director Ruben Östlund questions the fragility of masculinity and fatherhood in this dark comedy. With brilliant performances from Johannes Bah Kuhnke as the husband in crisis, and gorgeous alpine photography from Fredrik Wenzel, Force Majeure has gone on to become a modern classic.