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A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

Based on the international best-selling novel by Fredrik Backman, this hit Swedish-Norwegian film (and two-time Oscar® nominee) stars Rolf Lassgard as an isolated, grumpy widower who spends his days enforcing block...more.
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Overview
Based on the international best-selling novel by Fredrik Backman, this hit Swedish-Norwegian film (and two-time Oscar® nominee) stars Rolf Lassgard as an isolated, grumpy widower who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave. He has given up on life when an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors. "Irresistible…a heartwarming tale"—Variety. 2 hrs, 1 DVD or Blu-ray disc. In Swedish with English subtitles.
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DVD Extras
Bonus Features:
• Theatrical trailer
• Interviews with Hannes Holm, Rolf Lassgard, and Bahar Pars
• Filmmaker and Cast Q&A in NY
• Makeup Effects Gallery and Time-lapse
Details
Packaging: Boxed
Run Time: 2 hours
Format: Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
Language: Swedish
Foreign Language Subtitles: Yes
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Audio Format: Dolby 5.1
Rating: PG-13
Cast
Ove: Rolf Lassgärd
Young Ove: Filip Berg
Sonja: Ida Engvoll
Parvaneh: Bahar Pars
Patrick: Tobias Almborg
Jimmy: Klas Wiljergard
Anita: Chatarina Larsson
Rune: Borje Lundberg
Press
"A morbidly funny and moving success. Director Holm's grip on the film's tricky, tragicomic tone is masterful."—Odie Henderson, RogerEbert.com

"The dopes saying that movies are dead haven't seen the moving, tender A Man Called Ove."—Nick Schager, Village Voice

"Darkly funny, tragic, and ultimately heartwarming."—Devan Coggan, Entertainment Weekly

"Touching, funny and engrossing."—Tom Long, Detroit News

Awards
• Nominated - Best Foreign Language Film and Best Achievement for Makeup & Hairstyling (Love Larson & Eva von Bahr), 89th Academy Awards®
• Winner - Best European Comedy, 29th European Film Awards
• Winner - Best Actor (Rolf Lassgärd), 2016 Seattle International Film Festival Golden Space Needle Award
• Winner - Audience Award, Best Actor (Rolf Lassgärd), Best Makeup (Love Larson & Eva Von Bahr), 2016 Guldbagge Awards
• Winner - Audience Award, 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival & 2016 Traverse City Film Festival
• Winner - Audience Award for Best Film, 2016 Scottsdale International Film Festival
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