Bourgeois art world skewered in Cannes movie ‘The Square’

May 20, 2017 By Robin Pomeroy CANNES, France (Reuters) – A sumptuous Stockholm museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art is at the center of “The Square”, a Palme d’Or nominee at Cannes which switches between surrealism, comedy of manners, thriller and social commentary. As the museum’s handsome and successful but flawed curator searches for his stolen mobile phone, the story goes off into wild directions that even the director admitted he struggled to make gel. The film’s highlight is a dinner for the museum’s well-to-do patrons where a performance…

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