Force Majeur Swedish submission to the Oscars

Ruben Östlund's movie Force Majeur (Turist) has been selected as Sweden's submission to the 2015 Academy Awards.

The movie - called "Turist" in Swedish - is already garnering praise at some of the world's most prestigious film festivals. It won the Un Certain Regard jury prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and will screen at the Toronto and Chicago film festivals this autumn.

Force Majeur is written and directed by Ruben Östlund, whose movie Involuntary (De ofrivilliga) was Sweden's submission for Best Foreign Language Film in 2009. The Academy Award nominees for Best Foreign Language Film will be announced on January 15, 2015, with the Oscars awards ceremony held on February 22nd.