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Ruben Östlund


Ruben Östlund was born on April 13, 1974 in Styrsö, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Claes Olle Ruben Östlund. He is a director and writer, known for The Square (2017), Turist (2014) and De ofrivilliga (2008). He was previously married to Andrea Östlund. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 59 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Square
The Square Director
(2017)
Turist
Turist Director
(2014)
De ofrivilliga
De ofrivilliga Director
(2008)
Play
Play Director
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 The Square
 2014 Turist
 2011/I Play
 2010 Händelse vid bank (Short)
 2006 Nattbad (Short)
 2005 Scen nr: 6882 ur mitt liv (Short)
 2004 Gitarrmongot
 2002 Mustasch: Down in Black (Video short)
 2002 Familj igen (Documentary)
 2001 Låt dom andra sköta kärleken (Documentary short)
 1998 Free Radicals 2 (Video short)
 1997 Free Radicals (Video short)
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Show Show Cinematographer (5 credits)
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Show Show Art department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (15 credits)

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Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

Basically, all my films are about people trying to avoid losing face.

Trivia:

Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 8th Beijing International Film Festival in 2018.

Star Sign:

Aries

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