Joining Kobi and Helen for Epsiode 37 are returning guests John Lunny and Rob Garwood for John’s choice Force Majeure.

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Force Majeure (or The Tourist) is a 2014 Swedish comedy-drama, it follows a family on a skiing trip to Alps which is interrupted by a non-threatening avalanche, how the husband Tomas reacts sets in motion the actions and emotions for the rest of the film.

Nothing much actually happens in this film – apart from the complete breakdown of the foundations of marriage and questioning of masculinity and patriarchy – over two hours. Its an uncomfortable mixture of tension and humour set against a stunning snowy landscape.


Overall Force Majeure scores 3.4 not an essential viewing but still definitely worth a look if you’re into this type of film but please don’t watch this (or any film) on your phone.

What do you guys think? Have you seen Force Majeure? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

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More about Force Majeure

For more info on Force Majeure, you can visit the Force Majeure IMDB page here or the Force Majeure Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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