Ruben Östlund

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Cinematographer | * 04/13/1974 (45) | Styrsö, Gothenburg, Sweden
Claes Olle Ruben Östlund (born 13 April 1974) is a Swedish film director and screenwriter. His films Force Majeure (2014) and the satirical picture The Square (2017) were both critically acclaimed and won awards at the Cannes Film Festival, including the Palme d'Or for the latter. ()

Ruben Östlund, directed films on skiing in the late 90s, some of them now world-famous. After a documentary 2000 he made his award-winning feature debut, The Guitar Mongoloid, in 2004. Involuntary (2008) was selected for Cannes 2008 and has since been in major festivals worldwide. It was also Sweden's nominee for Best Foreign Language Oscar that year. His short Incident by a Bank won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2010.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Ruben Östlund

2x European Film Award for Best Short Film

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Movies with Ruben Östlund as Actor(2)

Movies with Ruben Östlund as Crew(29)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Downhill
Writing/Original Film Writer2020 Downhill
Directing/Director2020 Triangle of Sadness
Directing/Director2017 The Square
Writing/Writer2017 The Square
Editing/Editor2017 The Square
Directing/Director2014 Force Majeure
Writing/Writer2014 Force Majeure
Directing/Director2011 Play
Writing/Writer2011 Play
Editing/Editor2011 Play
Directing/Director2010 Incident by a Bank
Writing/Screenplay2010 Incident by a Bank
Editing/Editor2010 Incident by a Bank
Directing/Director2008 Involuntary
Writing/Screenplay2008 Involuntary
Editing/Editor2008 Involuntary
Directing/Director2006 Nattbad
Editing/Editor2006 Weekend
Production/Executive Producer2006 Weekend
Directing/Director2005 Autobiographical Scene Number 6882
Directing/Director2004 Gitarrmongot
Writing/Writer2004 Gitarrmongot
Directing/Director2001 Let the Others Deal With Love
Crew/Cinematography2001 Let the Others Deal With Love
Writing/Screenplay2001 Let the Others Deal With Love

Additional Information

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Full Name: Ruben Östlund
Citizenship: Sweden
Born: Saturday, 04/13 1974 (April) in Styrsö (current age: 45 years + 289 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: Swedish (SV)
Other names for Ruben Östlund (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Claes Olle Ruben Östlund"
Ruben Östlund frequently works together with these people:
Erik Hemmendorff (11x, Crew)
Pia Aleborg (8x, Crew)
Katja Wik (4x, Crew)
Philippe Bober (4x, Crew)
Erica Spetzig (4x, Crew)
Kalle Boman (3x, Crew)
Leif Edlund (3x, Cast)
Josefin Åsberg (3x, Crew)
Marie Kjellson (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1007262, Added: 11/28/2018, Last updated: 01/20/2020