Film Reviews

John Maguire: Östlund’s latest a furious, fearless satire on the hypocrisies of the ultra-rich

Triangle of Sadness is Ruben Östlund’s second Cannes Palme d’Or winner in a row and is centred on a gilded group gathered on a $250m luxury yacht for a cruise

Woody Harrelson, Sunnyi Melles, Charlbi Dean and Harris Dickinson in Triangle of Sadness: uses satire to skewer the apathy that obscene wealth buys

Swedish writer and director Ruben Östlund’s three most recent films have been set at a ski resort, in the art world, and aboard a very expensive boat, and have told stories of everything from an avalanche destroying a marriage to the installation of a self-important piece of contemporary art. Triangle of Sadness, his most recent film and his second Cannes Palme d’Or winner in a row, completes Östlund’s loose trilogy about modern men, adrift in ...