WHO’S IN IT?
Rolf Lassgård (The Hunters), Bahar Pars (Knäcka), Filip Berg (Ondskan), Ida Engvoll (Crimes of Passion), Tobias Almborg (film debut), Klas Wiljergård (film debut), Chatarina Larsson (Cockpit), Börje Lundberg (Call Girl), Stefan Gödicke (Simon & The Oaks), Johan Widerberg (Lithivm), Anna-Lena Bergelin (Sixten)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Hannes Holm (The Reunion), director, writer; Annica Bellander (The Boy With The Golden Pants) and Nicklas Wikström Nicastro (The Master Plan), producers; Gaute Storaas (The Last Sentence), composer; Göran Hallberg (The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared), cinematographer; Fredrik Morheden (Irl), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
59-year-old Ove (Lassgård) is an ill-tempered and isolated retiree who spends his days placing harsh rules within his neighbourhood. When pregnant Parvaneh (Pars) and her family move into the house opposite, a simple accident on her part suddenly sparks an unlikely friendship that will allow Ove to finally open himself up to others…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This crowd-pleasing Oscar-nominated film from Sweden reaches UK shores with every intention of spreading its charms to British audiences.