Q&A with Ruben Östlund

How did the idea of the script develop from the art piece of the square?
Ruben Östlund: The whole idea of the script developed in 2008. I don’t like to talk about it as an art piece but instead of as a humanistic traffic sign, actually.

Q&A with Don Cheadle and Emayatzy Corinealdi

This is not a typical biopic in that you mainly focus on the darkest period of his life. Why did you choose that window?
Don Cheadle: He just shut down his music for five years. I thought, what’s happening there?