A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove)

A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove)
  • 2015
  • Sweden
  • 1h 56min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Hannes Holm
  • Cast: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Zozan Akgün, Tobias Almborg
  • Language: Swedish/Persian
  • UK release: 30 June 2017

Ove (Lassgård) is an ageing, widowed grump who’s the self-appointed prefect of a small community; his attempts at suicide are continually frustrated by his new neighbours, mouthy Iranian immigrant Parvaneh (Pars) and her family. Shamelessly feelgood, with a welcome streak of black comedy, it’s predictable but heartwarming.

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Performance times

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham (0.0 miles)

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, England, B12 9QH
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Fri 16 Mar


£9 (Children £4)

Market Theatre, Ledbury (0.0 miles)

Market Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2AQ
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Wed 7 Mar


Otley Courthouse (0.0 miles)

Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AN
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Thu 3 May


A Man Called Ove

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A Man Called Ove

26 Jun 20174 stars

Mordant humour and a feel-good story combine beautifully in Hannes Holm's double Oscar nominee

A massive hit in its native Sweden as well as a double Oscar nominee, writer-director Hannes Holm's adaptation of Fredrik Backman's 2012 novel is a familiar story of a curmudgeon who learns to love life after suffering a bereavement. Yet while the…

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