With the satire "Triangle of Sadness" the Swedish director Östlund wins the Palme d'Or at the film festival for the second time. Iris Berben, who can be seen in a supporting role, is "overjoyed" to be a "little piece of the mosaic" in the award-winning film.
The actress Iris Berben reacted with euphoric words to the award of "Triangle of Sadness" with the Palme d'Or in Cannes. She has a supporting role in Swedish director Ruben Östlund's film, which won the film festival's top prize on Saturday night. "I am overjoyed to be a small piece of the jigsaw puzzle in this angry, funny, sad and contradictory film satire," said the 71-year-old.
"Triangle of Sadness" is a satire on the world of influencers and the super-rich. Among other things, he plays on a luxury yacht. After being hijacked by pirates, some of the ship's travelers are stranded on an island where hierarchies are reversed. Because an employee who took care of the toilets on the yacht is the only one who can catch fish, make fire and thus ensure the survival of the people.
Berben plays a ship passenger who has a speech disorder after a stroke and can only say "In the clouds" and sometimes "No". She is also among the travelers stranded on the island. The film will be in German cinemas on October 13th. The film caused a lot of laughs when it premiered at the film festival.