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