Winner of the Palme d’Or triangle of sadness will open on the 28the Sarajevo Film Festival August 12, director Ruben Ostlund receiving an honorary Heart of Sarajevo award during the opening ceremony.
The award is given in recognition of Ostlund’s “outstanding contribution to the art of cinema”, according to the festival.
The Sarajevo screening is part of a festival tour for triangle of sadness since his Cannes victory in May. It played at the Sydney Film Festival last month, will open the Jerusalem Film Festival tomorrow and is scheduled for the New Zealand International Film Festival in August.
Curzon owns the UK and Irish rights to the film and has yet to set a release date. It is scheduled for release in France on September 28 via Bac Films, and on October 13 in Germany via Alamode FIlmverleih.
Sarajevo’s Obala Art Centar, which funds the city’s film festival, was also a co-producer of triangle of sadnessthrough former and future artistic directors Mirsad Purivatra and Jovan Marjanovic.
triangle of sadness is a Sweden-Germany-France-UK co-production. The film is a satire of the super-rich, depicting a group trapped on an island after their luxury cruise ship sinks.
This is the sixth feature film by Swedish filmmaker Ostlund. He rose to international fame with his fourth film force majeure, which won the Cannes Un Certain Regard Jury Prize and was nominated for a Golden Globe. His next title The place won its first Palme d’Or and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.
He was previously president of the jury for the Sarajevo Competition in 2019, awarding the first prize to the Bosnian-Dutch drama by Ena Sendijarevic. take me somewhere nice.
28e The Sarajevo Film Festival will run from August 12-19, with the full program announced tomorrow (Thursday 21).