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Press Screenings - SIFF 2016 - Tuesday, May 24th [May. 29th, 2016|02:54 pm]
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A MAN CALLED OVE
My rating: **** 1/4
IMSB rating: 7.5
US Distributor: Music Box Films
Press Screening: Noon
Mood: Make Me Laugh!
SWEDEN/NORWAY 2015 (116 min)
Director: Hannes Holm
Cast: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, Ida Engvoll

Based on the bestselling novel, Sweden's biggest hit of the year is an endearing, crowd-pleasing, and wonderfully curmudgeonly comedy about a grumpy old man. Absolutely delightful! I loved it. Recommended.

Festival Screenings:
Sat May 28 | 6:30pm | SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Sun May 29 | 1:30pm | SIFF Cinema Egyptian

FAMILY FILM
My rating: *** 3/4
IMDB Rating: 7.0
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Press Screening: 2:00pm
Mood: Dare
CZECH REPUBLIC 2015 (95 min)
Director: Olmo Omerzu
Cast: Karel Roden, Vanda Hybnerová, Daniel Kadlec, Jenovéfa Boková, Eliska Krenkova, Martin Pechlát

The members of a Czech family find themselves lost at sea after a couple leave their children alone to go on vacation in this droll black comedy where everyone, even the family dog, must face the dangers of independence. Loved the dog. Everyone else - meh.

Festival Screenings:
Mon May 30 | 8:30pm | Lincoln Square Cinemas
Thu June 9 | 9:15pm | Ark Lodge Cinemas
Sat June 11 | 12:00pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
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