SET FOUR 

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared 

Rating 15

Comedy, Drama, adventure

Directed by Felix Herngren

After living a long and colourful life, explosives expert, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out of a window and begins an unexpected journey. Throughout this journey, he reminisces about key moments in his life which coincided with key mome

 

 

The Kite Runner

Rating 12A

Drama

Directed by Marc Forster

Afghan immigrant Amir is summoned from his California home to Pakistan by Rahim Khan, an old, dying friend of his father. As a boy in Afghanistan, wealthy Amir was best friends with servant's son Hassan, but when Hassan was brutally assaulted by a local bully, Amir was too scared to save him, and has been tormented by guilt ever since.

 

 

 

 

A Man Called Ove

Rating 15

Comedy/ drama

Directed by Hannes Holm

59-year-old Ove is the block's grumpy man who, several years earlier was deposed as president of the resident’s association, but this doesn’t stop him looking after the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite and accidentally backs into Ove's post-box, it leads to an unexpected friendship.

Le Ballon Rouge (The Red Balloon) (1956)

Rating U

Comedy/ drama/ family/ short 

Directed by Albert Lamorisse

Pascal is on his way to school one morning when he discovers a large helium-filled red balloon. As he plays with it, he realises it has a mind and will of its own. It begins to follow him wherever he goes, never straying far from him…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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