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There Will Be a ‘Triangle of Sadness’ If Awards Aren’t Given to Ruben Östlund and Dolly De Leon

Clayton Davis The best movie involving a boat since “Titanic” with the best vomiting sequence since “Team America: World Police,”  Ruben Östlund’s “Triangle of Sadness” is an energetic and wacky examination of class, gender norms and culture, woven into a dynamite script. After debuting at Cannes, Östlund’s English-language debut will finally introduce the Swedish writer and director to more mainstream American audiences, and possibly even Oscar voters.The film tells the story of Carl (Harris Dickenson) and Yaya (Charlbi Dean), two fashion models and a celebrity couple who in three narrative chapters explore their roles in each other’s lives — following a dinner date, a luxury cruise and a shocking x-factor that presents an interesting turn of events.
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Swedish Film Institute CEO Anette Novak on Priorities
Annika Pham In April, Anette Novak took over as CEO at the Swedish Film Institute, a role previously held by the high-profile Anna Serner, champion of gender equality.A trained journalist, Novak was previously head of the Swedish Media Council, a government body responsible for film classification, children and youth protection.Earlier on, she was CEO of RISE Interactive, a Swedish state-owned IT and research institute.How do you feel about attending Cannes with a record number of Swedish films in Official Selection and what does film in general mean to you? I feel excited — three Swedish directors in competition for the Palme d’Or is amazing, and an impressive sign of strength for Swedish and Nordic films! Film is the seventh artform and as such a potential carrier of all the other artforms, thus difficult to catch in a short explanation. It is a medium with enormous impact, capable of transmitting knowledge, insights, raising awareness and empathy, triggering laughs and tears, addressing imbalances, and creating new ones.You’ve just started at the Swedish Film Institute in April. What are the priorities on your ‘to do list’? My top priorities at present is to listen and learn, to pick the brains of all the competences we have in-house in the Swedish Film Institute and within different segments of the Swedish film industry, film heritage sector, film literacy field, academia and beyond.What is your vision to help Swedish film navigate through this turbulent post-pandemic and streaming era? It is way too early to formulate a vision.
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Ulrika Jonsson, 54, says she's 'nearing' need for hip replacement amid arthritis battle
arthritis, revealing that she is "nearing" the need for a hip replacement.The Swedish TV personality, 54, candidly opened up about her health struggles in a new interview which saw her speak about living with the condition as she added that her "body is falling apart."The star was previously diagnosed with the condition in both of her hips four years ago.As a result, Ulrika told how she was forced to give up running as she was advised that some forms of exercise "weren't ideal".The Swedish TV personality revealed that she finds it hard to get out of bed or to stand up after writing for long periods.Despite her battle with the condition, Ulrika told how she wants to delay the need for a hip replacement for as long as possible.She said: "I've got a couple of friends who have had hip replacements and they're a bit older than me and I just thought that's not really something I want to be contemplating already."It definitely was one of those things where you go 'it's a slippery slope to old age," she admitted.Ulrika went on: "For me it was a bit of fear and panic because you just think it's not really something you can halt."This is a sign that my body is falling apart,' she said to MailOnline.Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint.Treatments include medication, lifestyle changes and surgery in the more severe cases.This is not the first time that Ulrika has bravely spoken out about living with the condition.Last month, the mother of four opened up to Express.co.uk about living with arthritis and the "stigma" that she feels is attached to the condition.She also spoke about suffering from a degenerative disc disease in her back and explained how the pain of it impacted her mental
Sweden is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north, Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund Strait. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. The capital city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 10.3 million of which 2.6 million have a foreign background. Persons who have foreign backgrounds are defined as persons who are foreign born, or born in Sweden with foreign born parents. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi) and the highest urban concentration is in the central and southern half of the country.
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