One Book Siouxland: A Man Called OveFree
One Book Siouxland: A Man Called Ove – (dir. Hannes Holm)
*Nominated for Two Academy Awards*
Icon Lounge – Doors Open 5:30pm – Film Begins 6:30pm
Pre-Film Live Music from Bill Peterson’s Scandinavian String Band
TRT: 116 min (In Swedish with English Subtitles)
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic content, some disturbing images, and language)
Genre: Action and Adventure / Comedy
Join us for an evening presented by One Book Siouxland 2018 in celebration of their official book selection “A Man Called Ove.” This screening event will occur in collaboration with Cinema Falls at downtown’s Icon Lounge. Advanced registration is required with a 4 ticket limit per registrant. Click “Add to Cart” button to register for your free ticket(s).
Film Summary: Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman’s international best-selling novel, Ove is the quintessential angry 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. Enter a boisterous young family next door who accidentally flattens Ove’s mailbox while moving in and earning his special brand of ire. Yet from this inauspicious beginning an unlikely friendship forms and we come to understand Ove’s past happiness and heartbreaks. What emerges is a heartwarming tale of unreliable first impressions and the gentle reminder that life is sweeter when it’s shared.