The hundred year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared

The hundred year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared

[Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann]

DVD - 2014 | Swedish
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When Allan lands in a nursing home, he refuses to celebrate his 100th birthday and instead escapes out a window to embark on a journey that involves a suitcase of cash and a gang of criminals. Flashbacks reveal that Allan played a key role in 20th century history when he was pals with U.S. presidents and Russian tyrants.
Publisher: Canada :, Distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media,, 2014
Edition: Widescreen
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: DVD Hund

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mikeedm
Sep 08, 2017

Book and movie are both very funny.

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annod
Aug 24, 2017

This movie is a riot! We laughed our heads off through the entire story. I've always been wary of foreign films, but this is totally worth the watch!

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nongkran
Feb 20, 2017

Very good, funny even I have read through it.

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Liber_vermis
Feb 05, 2017

Read the book before watching the movie. Unfortunately coarse language detracts from a movie filled with slap-stick comedy that would appeal to kids - especially boys who like to see things blowing up.

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Nursebob
Apr 18, 2016

Director Felix Herngren is firmly entrenched in Wes Anderson territory with this quirky series of tall tales, part road movie and part fantastical biopic. Playing the multi-generational Karlsson, Robert Gustafsson had to endure countless hours being fitted with prosthetics and special make-up (which garnered that department an Academy Award nomination) and the results are well worth it. As his character matures from a clueless adult into an equally clueless yet oddly wiser centenarian, Gustafsson is backed by a capable supporting cast that manage to fill in the gaps nicely as well as a playful script full of deadpan deliveries and gallows humour whose vivid hyperboles engage the audience without insulting their intelligence. An eccentric mishmash of offbeat adventures and alternate history that will either leave you rolling in the aisle or just rolling your eyes. Or perhaps somewhere in between.

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trevordunfordswife
Apr 03, 2016

Extraordinary. Remarkable. Terrific. Set it up for English subtitles and enjoy - a real off the wall comedy. Actors are perfect.

ontherideau Feb 06, 2016

People killed in a movie listed under "Feel Good Movies"

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dprodrig
Nov 02, 2015

I just needed to laugh and this movie, from the moment the old man blows up the fox who killed his cat, moves from one ridiculous scenario to another. It's perfect laugh-out-loud silliness that mocks so many elements of society that I wouldn't even know where to start. You cannot take this seriously in the slightest, in places it does become predictable, but hey, just enjoy the ride.

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titchieboyt
Jul 14, 2015

Must watch this movie! I read the book, and yes, it does side-track a little, but the actors are
just perfect for their roles.
I laughed and I laughed and I haven't done that for a long time watching a movie.
I loved it!

Marinetti Apr 15, 2015

Pretty funny movie ( some of it is dark humor- and there is some violence in it ).

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Liber_vermis
Feb 05, 2017

Coarse Language: Frequent use of the "F" word by the hoodlums in this movie.

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