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A man called Otto / Columbia Pictures presents ; in association with SF Studios and TSG Entertainment ; an SF Studios production ; an Artistic Films production ; a Playtone production ; a 2DUX² production ; a film by Marc Forster ; produced by Fredrik Wikström Nicastro, Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks & Gary Goetzman ; screenplay by David Magee ; directed by Marc Forster.

Forster, Marc, 1969- (film director.). Magee, David, 1962- (screenwriter.). Wikström, Fredrik, (film producer.). Wilson, Rita, (film producer.). Hanks, Tom, (film producer,, actor.). Goetzman, Gary, 1952- (film producer.). Treviño, Mariana, 1977- (actor.). Keller, Rachel, 1991- (actor.). García-Rulfo, Manuel, 1981- (actor.). Birbiglia, Mike, (actor.). Newman, Thomas, 1955- (composer (expression)). Königswieser, Matthias, 1981- (director of photography.). Chesse, Matt, 1965- (editor of moving image work.). Backman, Fredrik, 1981- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Man som heter Ove. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures, (presenter.). SF Studios, (presenter,, production company.). TSG Entertainment, (presenter.). 2DUX² (Firm), (production company.). Artistic Films, (production company.). Playtone (Firm), (production company.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Tom Hanks, Mariana Trevino, Rachel Keller, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Cameron Britton, Mike Birbiglia. (Cast).


Based on the comical and moving New York Times bestseller, it tells the story of Otto Anderson, a grumpy widower whose only joy comes from criticizing and judging his exasperated neighbors. When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unexpected friendship that will turn his world upside down.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786318886048
  • ISBN: 6318886044
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
Based on the novel "En man som heter Ove" by Fredrik Backman and the film "En man som heter Ove" by Hannes Holm.
Special features: Making of "A Man Called Otto" -- "Til You're Home" music video -- In the studio with Rita Wilson & Sebastian Yatra -- Deleted scenes.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Hanks, Mariana Trevino, Rachel Keller, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Cameron Britton, Mike Birbiglia.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material involving suicide attempts, and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen.
Language Note:
English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.
Subject: Widowers > Drama.
Suicidal behavior > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Pregnant women > Drama.
Older men > Drama.
Loss (Psychology) > Drama.
Interpersonal relations > Drama.
Neighbors > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Sweden > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Film remakes.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 69 of 76 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Albany Carnegie.


  • 3 current holds with 76 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albany Carnegie Public Library DVD A MA PG-13 (Text) 35615010065260 Movie Display Available -

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