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Triangle Of Sadness (2022)

A fun and messy takedown of the rich

Comedy, Drama

7.8

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Denmark, France
English, French, German
Dark, Discussion-sparking, Funny
2022
Ruben Östlund
Amanda Walker, Arvin Kananian, Beata Borelius
147 min

Synopsis

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A celebrity model couple are invited on a luxury cruise for the uber-rich, helmed by an unhinged captain. What first appeared Instagrammable ends catastrophically, leaving the survivors stranded on a desert island and fighting for survival.

Our Take

7.8
The Staff

Among the sea of class satires released in the last year, Triangle of Sadness is one of the better ones. Directed by Ruben Östlund (The Square, Force Majeure), the film follows an ultra-rich group of people who get stranded on an island after their luxury cruise ship sinks. The social pyramid that has long favored them suddenly turns upside down when a crew member (a glowing Dolly de Leon) effectively runs the group of sheltered castaways.

Triangle of Sadness may not be as sharp as Östlund’s previous work, and it may not add anything particularly new to the saturated discussions of social class, but it remains a darkly humorous and engaging watch, masterfully helmed by a strong script and ensemble.

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