"Stop it. Stop it! Everyone! We're on holiday, we're meant to be having a nice time. What the hell is wrong with you?"
Tomas and Ebba are determined to have quality family time with their children, so they head to the Alps on a skiing trip.
But when disaster strikes, their family unit is tested to breaking point with hilarious and tragic consequences.
Ruben Östlund’s award-winning comedy about a family falling apart is adapted for the Donmar stage by Tim Price, directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst. Cast includes double Olivier Award-winner Rory Kinnear.
The elusiveness of the film doesn’t quite carry over
Gains much, but loses a little in its transition from screen to stage
An honest, unpretentious and enjoyable production
Unashamedly showy trip down the slopes is a treat
Rory Kinnear shines in this dark comedy
Rory Kinnear is brilliant in this audaciously theatrical stage version
Ski-resort trauma is played too much for easy laughs
Kinnear is the perfect actor to express the bluster that hides the panic beneath the skin
Family skiing drama goes off-piste
Clumsy writing turns a cult movie into a damp squib