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Force Majeure


The sheer force of the mountain of masculinity cops a scouring in the scathing Swedish film FORCE MAJEURE.

When a controlled avalanche looks like it’s going to wipe out a resort in a tsunami of snow, the father of a family flees leaving the mother to fend for herself and their two children.

When the ice mist settles and it’s apparent that any danger was perceived rather than real, all are relieved that nobody perished, but the pall of abandonment and cowardice pervades the couple’s relationship. Continue reading Force Majeure