worst neighbor in the world It comes at a perfect time on Spanish Billboard because it is a film that we can classify as comic drama or dramatic comedy in that it wants to leave a good taste in the mouth of the audience.
Title in original version a man called otto is that reconstruction from swedish film a man called ov 2015, written and directed by hans holm based on the novel of the same title by Fredrik Backman, Holm herself participated in writing the screenplay for this new version, which is an American-Swedish co-production, along with David Magee,
The Worst Neighbor in the World trailer starring Tom Hanks
The film introduces us to Otto Andersen, a top-notch curmudgeon who is very clear about how things should be done. Over the years, it has become the custodian of the neighborhood’s essence, making daily rounds to make sure no cars drive into the yurt, garbage is recycled correctly and any dog poop in its courtyard. Does not happen.
Her world is about to be turned upside down when a family of Mexican immigrants moves into the house across the street. Marisol, heavily pregnant and with two young children, soon seeks her neighbor’s favor in an effort to “build community” and above all to save Otto from his loneliness.
She doesn’t know it yet, but Otto intends to kill himself after losing his wife because he no longer finds meaning in his existence. Their efforts to get out of the way will inevitably be cut short by various setbacks, forcing them to reluctantly interact with their neighbors, new and old.
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Can the illusion of living be recovered?
Here’s the elephant in the room so we’re not going to hide it anymore: The big asset that sells the movie The Worst Neighbor in the World is having Tom Hanks in great shape on the poster. He is one of the most iconic and most loved actors by the audience and has a huge commercial claim which clarifies the tone of the film.
What’s more, except for his role as a very evil character in Elvis, it’s very rare to see him in a role that isn’t inspiring, bright and friendly… It’s too soon for me to recover from recent movies like Happened Sparrow, an extraordinary friend hey pinocchio,
Here, in fact, he starts to be a miser, but he fools us for a short while because it’s easy to feel that this story is about him finding his softer side. We witness the emotional journey of a man who has given up but finally finds his place in the world, overcoming an irreparable loss and overcoming a duality that at first seemed to overwhelm him. done.
Though Hanks reigns as the undisputed hero, he also surrounds himself with a handful of great actors, including one particularly funny cast member. Mariana Trevino ,house of flowers) why Cameron Britton who you’ll remember for giving life to Edmund Kemper mindhunter, What a record change!
His aspect as an actor joins that of a producer, which is why young Otto is given life by his son Truman Hanks (All that must be said, with serious interpretive limitations). Flashbacks are one of the weak points of the story.
In any case, at the bottom of worst neighbor in the world Several love stories pulsate: one of the protagonist with his wife who marks the tragedy that he is saddened by and the one that is currently happening to his neighbors with whom he builds a family relationship little by little, Without hemoptysis.
The beauty of this story is that, despite being set in the cold heart of the United States, it captures a beehive feeling, so comforting, that it makes us all feel part of a community in which we live. Something we can contribute and in that it enriches us. Is this a silly idea? It might… but it does work, especially in the middle of Christmas.