The Source Film Club will screen the hit Swedish comedy thriller ‘The 100-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared’ on March 11th - the film tells the sotry of an elderly man who escapes from his care home and embarks on a series of bizarre adventures.
Allan Karlsson (Robert Gustafsson) is about to celebrate his centenary at the care home he resides in. However, just as plans to hold a birthday party in his honour get underway Karlsson makes his escape through a window and with a handful of change in his pocket, purchases a bus ticket to a nearby town.
After an altercation with a biker in the course of which he ends up in possession of the man’s briefcase containing fifty million in cash Karlsson teams up with Julius (Iwar Wiklander), another old timer with a love of booze, and the pair make a break for it across the country with a motorcycle gang and police in hot pursuit.
Meanwhile, flashbacks reveal Karlsson’s colourful past as an explosives expert and his odd encounters with historical figures like Truman, Stalin and Reagan.
‘The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared’ will be screened at The Source Arts Centre in Thurles on Wednesday, March 11th at 8pm.
Tickets are priced at €9 (€7 with concession and €5 for Film Club members).
For more information please call the box office on 0504 90204 or you can visit www.thesourceartscentre.ie.