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A Man Called Ove

World Languages Film: "A Man Called Ove"

September  19, 2017  - September  19, 2017  6:30 PM  - 9:30 PMKetner Auditorium, Sykes Learning Center, Queens University of Charlotte

This event is free.

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The Swedish film "A Man Called Ove" focuses on the quintessential angry old man next door. Ove is an isolated retiree and widower with strict principles and a short fuse who spends his days enforcing rules that only he cares about. After a boisterous young family moves in next door and accidentally flattens his mailbox, an unlikely friendship forms.

This event is sponsored by the Department of World Languages.

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