Director Ruben Östlund created a cinematic masterpiece about relationships, spiced with philosophy, humor and surprises. He found the perfect structure between casual family live, sudden dramatic and funny scenes. The film is entertaining, but thought provoking.
It is fun to watch the international little known but brilliant Scandinavian cast: Lisa Loven Kongsli (the wife) Kjell Bah Kuhnke (the husband), Kristofer Hivju (a friend), Fanni Metelius(the friend`s girl friend).
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Force Majeure is one of these movies which will linger in my memory for a long time.
PS For illustration I chose paintings by the Austrian artist Rudolf Stingel which show the majesty of the Alps (Alpen), the great European mountain range system. They have been displayed @ Gargosian gallery in New York last summer.