The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann)
- 114 min
- Directed by: Felix Herngren
- Cast: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg
- UK release: 4 July 2014
On his 100th birthday, former explosives expert Allan (Gustafsson) skips his old folks' home and goes on an adventure, narrating his remarkable and ridiculous life in flashback. A rare example of a film adaptation rising above its source, in that it balances dark humour and silliness better than Jonas Jonasson's 2009 novel.
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The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared27 Feb 2014
A rare case of a film adaptation that outshines its source material
On his hundredth birthday, Allan Karlsson (Robert Gustafsson) decides he has had enough of life in an old folks' home and gives the staff the slip. Wandering to the nearest bus station, he is preparing to get the next bus out of town when a thuggish…
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