THE SQUARE

THE SQUARE is a Swedish comedy drama in which a curator of contemporary art begins to doubt his place in the world after the theft of his phone.
BBFC reference: 
AFF358701
Registration number: 
CFJ43696
Parent release: 
AZF358701
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Friday, 15 December 2017
Main language: 
Approved footage: 
13629+0
Distributers: 
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Release date: 
Friday, 16 March 2018
Approved running time: 
151m 26s
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Type: 
Directors: 
Ruben Östlund
Cast: 
Claes Bang,Elisabeth Moss,Dominic West,Terry Notary,Christopher Læssø,Marina Schiptjenko
Consumer advice: 
very strong language, sexual threat, strong sex
Remarks: 
Subtitled
BBFC insight: 

<p>THE SQUARE is a Swedish comedy drama in which a curator of contemporary art begins to doubt his place in the world after the theft of his mobile phone.</p><dl><dt>Language</dt><dd><p>There is infrequent use of very strong language ('c**t'), as well as more frequent uses of strong language such as 'f**k' and 'c**ksucker'.</p></dd><dt>Threat</dt><dd><p>A man throws a woman to the floor and climbs on top of her, meaning to rape her. There is an intense and prolonged scene of moderate threat.</p></dd><dt>Sex</dt><dd><p>There is a sex scene, with breast nudity, after which a condom is seen to have been used.</p></dd></dl><p>There is moderate violence: a little girl and her cat are blown up in a comic marketing video; a child is pushed down stairs.</p><p class="insight_warning">This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.</p>

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This release was cut: 
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Season number: 
0
Episode number: 
0
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
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MyMovies film id: 
17724