A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove)
- 1h 56min
- 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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Reviews & features
A Man Called Ove26 Jun 2017
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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