As part of Darien Library’s new monthly program, Friday Movie Matinees, the library is showing “A Man Called Otto.”

A Man Called Otto movie posteran announcement from Darien Library

Here’s the description from Sony Pictures: “Based on the # 1 New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove”, the film tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young family moves in next door, and he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol. She challenges him to see life differently, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world around. A heartwarming and funny story about love, loss, and life, A Man Called Otto shows that family can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places.”

Director: Marc Forster

Year: 2022

Who’s in it: Tom Hanks as Otto Anderson, Mariana Treviño as Marisol, Rachel Keller as Sonya, and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Tommy.

This movie is 2 hours and 6 minutes and is rated PG-13 (for mature thematic material and language).

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