SWEA Virginia Beach
“A Man called Ove”
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A film by Hannes Holm – the internationally bestselling novel by Fredrik Backman
A Swedish film with English subtitles
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
2200 Parks Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Tickets can be purchased and/or picked up at the Will Call window at MOCA on the evening of the performance from 6:00 PM.
Tickets are non refundable
Tickets are transferable
Concession stand with beverages, Swedish candy and Swedish products
“Meet Ove. At 59, Ove is a grumble Gus of the first degree. Rules are made to be followed, signs are meant to be obeyed, and don’t even get him started about computers and mobile phones. He drives a Saab and anyone who doesn’t drive a Saab is an idiot, he would never ever buy a Volvo.
In truth, Ove has been this way his whole life, but he’s gotten worse in the last four years since his wife, Sonia, died, taking with her all the color in a world Ove sees as black-and-white. Ove has decided life without Sonia is not worth living and plans to join her in the next world. But a young couple and their two children (a third is on the way) move in next door, his oldest friend and most feared enemy is about to be forcibly removed to a nursing home, and a street-scarred cat insinuates itself into his life. Suddenly, Ove’s suicide plans get delayed as he helps solve neighborly crises large and small.”
Starring: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, Ida Engvoll
A comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul.
”A Man called Ove” won Best Actor in a leading role and Best Make-up in the 2016 Sweden’s Guldbagge Awards (Swedish Oscars) and nominated for Best Film, Best photo and Visual effects.
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