A MAN CALLED OTTO
a/perture cinema | WINSTON-SALEM, NC
Jan 12 to Jan 12
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The story of Otto Anderson, a grumpy widower who is very set in his ways. When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unlikely friendship that will turn his world upside-down. Based on the best-selling book by Fredrik Bachman.

Marc Forster is a German-born filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the films Monster’s Ball (2001), Finding Neverland (2004), Stay (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), The Kite Runner (2007), Quantum of Solace (2008), and World War Z (2013). His breakthrough film was definitely Monster’s Ball, in which he directed Halle Berry in her Academy Award-winning performance.

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