Cannes 2017: Sweden’s Ruben Östlund wins Palme d’Or for ‘The Square’

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    Swedish director Ruben Östlund has won a surprise Palme d’Or for his satire of the art world and confused male identity, wrapping up a 70th anniversary edition of the Cannes Film Festival that was dominated by middle-class woes.

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    The Cannes Festival, until 2003 called the International Film Festival and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.

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