59 year-old Ove is the block’s grumpy man. Several years ago he was deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not give a damn about being deposed and therefore keeps looking over the neighborhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and accidentally back into Ove’s mailbox it sets off the beginning of an unexpected change in his life.
ActorsStarring: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, Ida Engvoll, Tobias Almborg, Klas Wiljergård, Chatarina Larsson, Börje Lundberg, Stefan Gödicke, Johan Widerberg, Anna-Lena Bergelin, Nelly Jamarani, Zozan Akgün, Viktor Baagøe, Simon Edenroth, Poyan Kamiri, Maja Rung, Simeon Da Costa Maya, Jessica Olsson, Fredrik Evers, Ola Hedén, Lasse Carlsson, Anna Granath, Emelie Strömberg, Christoffer Nordenrot, Simon Reithner, Jerker Fahlström, Johanna Karlberg, Johan Friberg, Erik Ståhlberg, Magnus Sundberg, Karin de Frumerie, Sofie Gällerspång
A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) (2015) Storyline:
Ove (Rolf Lasgaard) is a rigid and stubborn old man, his wife died of illness early, leaving him alone in this chaotic world. Every morning, he will regularly inspect in the community, make sure all the vehicles are parked in its position, and also berte cars that violated rules and drived into the community, get rid of dogs and cats that destructed the environment, in the eyes of community residents, Ove is ‘evil neighbor coming from hell’, everyone understand that this is actually the deep love performance of Ove for community.
One day, he was fired by his boss and lost work that he has spent dozens of years, he is downhearted and decided to commit suicide. However, at this stage, a woman named Parveena (Bahar Pars) and her husband with two children moved to the next door, and become a stumbling block to Ove’s plan.
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some disturbing images, and language
Language: Swedish | Persian
Review: Ordinary but no ordinary life of the little man
Cold tone picture, it’s gentle, trivial and lack of the true sense of the dramatic climax, but it has touched so many people, perhaps because its protagonist Ove, let us recall those kind of people who side of us and we often encounters: stubborn, stubborn, full of hatred for all people and things.