A Man Called Ove (15)


Date/Time
Date(s) - Wed 16 August
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm


Director: Hannes Holm. Sweden 2015. 113 mins

Based on the breathtaking book of the same name, Hannes Holm’s Swedish smash hit is the 3rd most viewed film in Sweden’s cinema history. This heartwarming and highly acclaimed comedy-drama has already stamped its mark on the world stage, with multi-nominations at the Academy Awards including best foreign language film.

Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential grumpy old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules that only he cares about and visiting his wife’s grave, Ove has given up on life. After a boisterous young family moves in next door accidentally flattening Ove’s mailbox, an unlikely friendship forms.

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Tickets: £10 door / £8 adv (£3 discount for members)
Timings: Doors 7.30pm / Film 8pm
Certificate: 15
Subtitled: Yes
Wheelchair access: No