Cannes Winner ‘The Square’ Is Sweden’s Foreign Language Oscar Pick

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Ruben Ostlund’s Palme d’Or winner The Square is Sweden’s choice to represent it in the race for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. This is Ostlund’s third time at the rodeo for the Scandinavian country; his Involuntary was in the running in 2009 and he made the shortlist with 2014’s Force Majeure — before being shockingly omitted from the nominations. When the filmmaker did not get a nom in 2015, he released a video that included what he called a "worst man-cry."…