The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared

The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared

Streaming Video - 2015 | Swedish
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The highest-grossing Swedish film of all time, this comedy blockbuster based on the best-selling novel is a fanciful spin on world history through the spirited antics of a mischievous centenarian with a flair for adventure.
Publisher: [United States] : Music Box Films, 2015
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: video file
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1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 114 min.)) : sd., col

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whatcomhillwalker
Apr 28, 2018

A European Forrest Gump tale where the old man had been an accidental influence in World history. I found it very enjoyable.

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Gusgal
May 11, 2017

Great story but vulgar language and disturbing scenes (watch a vasectomy). Disappointing after such a good book.

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booksmile
Mar 29, 2017

Fun and uplifting--some dark humor though.

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JackPurcell
Oct 19, 2016

Surprisingly true to the book, which was also excellent.

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sparkledarks
Jul 07, 2016

I loved this movie so much that when I was telling a friend about it I couldn't remember if it was subtitled or not. Even without words, it's so funny, madcap, campy, silly and what have you. If this doesn't give you a laugh, you may need to see a professional!

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LESeymour
Mar 29, 2016

I wasn't sure I'd like this but I giggled throughout. The main character is so simplistic he makes you forget the story seems far-fetched. There were spots that were so funny I almost fell off my seat! While my ex-husband likes to say,"I don't want to read my movies," I disagree. The translations are worth it! It includes some English as well.

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rjd1
Feb 09, 2016

English narration, character dialog in Swedish with English captioning. Unusual characters & storyline with lots of humor. Reminds me a lot of Elmore Leonard,s more humorous plots. No good guys here, all the characters have their flaws, but it's hard not to like them. Put in the effort to read the dialog; it'll pay off.

real_thing Feb 01, 2016

REALLY FUNNY!

jesking Jan 06, 2016

I really enjoyed this movie. You just never know, throughout the movie, what to expect or even if you like the characters. Lots of near misses. Just a fun movie. Don't take it so seriously, people, and yes, through parts of it you'll need to read sub-titles but it is so worth it. :) It reminds me of Waking Ned Devine.

lollygrrl Dec 09, 2015

I thought it was quite funny. Reminded me a bit of Forrest Gump, inserting Allan in with historic figures. To 'charmed04' there is English captioning available on the disc. I watch most movies with captioning on, as my husband goes to bed early.

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