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Force Majeure

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Force Majeure

This wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama tells the story of a model Swedish family—handsome businessman Tomas, his willowy wife Ebba, and their two towhead children—on a skiing holiday in the French Alps. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche suddenly bears down on the happy diners. With people fleeing in all directions and his wife and children in a state of panic, Tomas makes a decision that will shake his marriage to its core and leave him struggling to reclaim his role as the family patriarch.

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

"[A] superb black comedy"
Wendy Ide, Times (UK)
"Meticulous and deliberately paced"
Claudia Puig, USA Today

This film is part of the Magnolia Pictures @ 20 series.



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