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The 100 year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared = Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann

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In Swedish or English, with English subtitles.


Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Ralph Carlsson, Jens Hultén, Alan Ford.

Publication Information

Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2015]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (115 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; language and some violence.


After a long and explosive life working in munitions, involving a multitude of seminal moments from the 20th century, including the Spanish Revolution, the atomic bomb, and the Cold War, Allan Karlsson finds himself--on his 100th birthday--stuck in a tranquil Swedish nursing home. Determined to escape the monotony, he hops out a window and kicks off a hilarious and unexpected adventure by way of a stolen briefcase, a harcore biker gang, and an escaped circus elephant named Sonya.


Based on the novel by Jonas Jonasson.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.

Bonus features: The making of The 100 year-old man ; interview with Robert Gustafsson ; interview with Felix Herngren ; theatrical trailer.

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