"Incident by a Bank" is a detailed and humorous account of a failed bank robbery: A single take where over 96 people perform a meticulous choreography for the camera. "Incident by a Bank" recreates an actual event that took place in Stockholm back in June 2006; it’s an observation in real-time and a study of how people act and react to the unexpected.
Ruben Östlund, directed films on skiing in the late 90’s, some of them now world-famous. After a documentary 2000 he made his award-winning feature debut, The Guitar Mongoloid, in 2004. Involuntary (2008) was selected for Cannes 2008 and has since been in major festivals worldwide. It was also Sweden´s nominee for Best Foreign Oscar that year. His short Incident by a Bank won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2010. He is currently working on his next feature film, "Play" (2011).
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