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THE HUNDRED YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED (2013) - Nordic Film Nights

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  • dir. Felix Hemgren

  • year. 2013

  • country: Sweden

  • run-time. 114

  • rating. 15

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors 19:00
Film 19:30


Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, the unlikely story of a 100-year-old man who decides it's not too late to start over.

Allan Karlsson is a 100-year-old explosives expert who is so bored in a retirement home that he jumps out of a window. As he begins an unexpected adventure, he reminisces about key moments in his life which were also key moments in world history.

The film genre that might be called Old People Behaving Hilariously gets an appealing new entry. The NY Times

The kooky pic should be a welcome arthouse counter-programmer for those wary of heavier foreign imports. Variety