Reactions to A Man Called Ove

A very enthusiastic response to A Man Called Ove, our final film. It scored 96.21 per cent, the highest score of the season. Just a few of the comments:

  • “Haven’t enjoyed a film so much for years.”
  • “The best film of the season. Thank you!”
  • “Made me laugh and cry.”
  • “Tragically, brilliantly hilarious.”
  • “A brilliant film to finish with.”
  • “A fitting conclusion to an outstanding season: well done, committee.”
  • “What a delightful end to the season.”
  • “Funny, emotional, a joy to watch. You saved the best for last.”
  • “Humorous, touching: beautiful film.”
  • “Really good finale to the season. Lovely the way the community were so forgiving.”
  • “A superb mix of pathos and comedy. Very moving.”
  • “A lovely film to finish on. Poignant, sad, funny. A tad schmaltzy but a lovely film.”
  • “A great film which contained some universal truths.”
  • “Good Scandinavian film, full of sadness but fun, poignant.”
  • “Great film, touching story and beautifully shot/acted and directed.”
  • “Brilliant, hilarious and lovely.”
  • “Very endearing, and amusing, great acting, including the cat!”
  • “Fabulous book made into a fabulous film.”
  • “I have read the book and the film was no disappointment.”
  • “Loved the book! Loved the film!”
  • “Very touching comedy and tragedy of love. Let’s have more!”
  • “Engaging: a little sentimental but good for a final curtain.”
  • “Sentimental nonsense! But I enjoyed it because it was done so well.”
  • “A bit long, a bit hackneyed and obvious.”