History Literature / TheHundredYearOldManWhoClimbedOutTheWindowAndDisappeared

29th Jan '18 7:35:31 PM IJVin
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A sequel to the film premiered on Christmas day 2016, with the title ''Hundraettåringen som smet från notan och försvann'' (''The one-hundred-year-old man who ran from the bill and disappeared'').

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A sequel to the film premiered on Christmas day 2016, with the title ''Hundraettåringen som smet från notan och försvann'' (''The one-hundred-year-old one-hundred-and-one-year-old man who ran from skipped out on the bill and disappeared'').
23rd Jan '18 4:37:31 AM Cryoclaste
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The book alternates between two storylines: the first, or "present" one, narrates Allan's escape from the institution and [[ItAmusedMe theft of]] [[ItMakesSenseInContext a suitcase]], while meeting new people and being chased by the owners of the suitcase, the criminal cartel Never Again, and by the police. The "past" storyline details the life of Allan, who [[ForrestGump meets lots of historical figures]] and [[StuffBlowingUp causes a lot of troubles]].

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The book alternates between two storylines: the first, or "present" one, narrates Allan's escape from the institution and [[ItAmusedMe theft of]] [[ItMakesSenseInContext a suitcase]], while meeting new people and being chased by the owners of the suitcase, the criminal cartel Never Again, and by the police. The "past" storyline details the life of Allan, who [[ForrestGump [[Film/ForrestGump meets lots of historical figures]] and [[StuffBlowingUp causes a lot of troubles]].
20th Jan '18 7:28:17 PM Luigifan
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** Heavily implied for [[spoiler:UsefulNotes/JosefStalin]]. Yes, that one. He has a stroke which leads to his death after discovering that Vladivostok has gone up in flames. [[spoiler:[[HoistByHisOwnPetard He himself sent Allan to a gulag near that city]]]]. And yes, Allan '''was''' responsible for that disaster.

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** Heavily implied for [[spoiler:UsefulNotes/JosefStalin]]. Yes, that one. He has a stroke which leads to his death after discovering that Vladivostok has gone up in flames. [[spoiler:[[HoistByHisOwnPetard He himself sent Allan to a gulag near that city]]]]. city.]]]] And yes, Allan '''was''' responsible for that disaster.



** Allan, a CoolOldGuy who is also an explosive expert.

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** Allan, a CoolOldGuy who is also an explosive explosives expert.



** Bosse, Benny's brother, which is a really good cook (even though he uses some tricks and claims everything he makes "Swedish" even if imported. Acts as the TokenReligiousTeammate since he rescued half a ton of Bibles from the recycling center and read one from start to end to understand [[AcquiredErrorAtThePrinter why]] someone would throw away so many bibles. [[spoiler:A verse had been appended "and they all lived happily ever after" ("Snipp snapp snut, så var sagan slut").]]

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** Bosse, Benny's brother, which who is a really good cook (even though he uses some tricks tricks) and claims everything he makes "Swedish" even if imported. Acts as the TokenReligiousTeammate since he rescued half a ton of Bibles from the recycling center and read one from start to end to understand [[AcquiredErrorAtThePrinter why]] someone would throw away so many bibles. [[spoiler:A verse had been appended "and they all lived happily ever after" ("Snipp snapp snut, så var sagan slut").]]



* PrecisionFStrike: done by Allan and Julius when they realize what is in the suitcase.
** He did it again in the past, specifically when a fox kills his pet cat. [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness It's the only time we see him lose control]].
* ShoutOut: Herbert Einstein, being the (fictional) brother of UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein, refers to the known Swedish tv comedy show with the main characters called - ''Albert and Herbert''!

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* PrecisionFStrike: done Done by Allan and Julius when they realize what is in the suitcase.
** He did it again in the past, specifically when a fox kills his pet cat. [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness It's the only time we see him lose control]].
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* ShoutOut: Herbert Einstein, being the (fictional) brother of UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein, refers to the known Swedish tv comedy show with the main characters called - ''Albert and Herbert''!






* EasyAmnesia: [[spoiler:Gerdin]] loses most of his memory after a crash. He's otherwise not really injured besides a head wound, and can stand and talk lucidly within an hour. He just doesn't remember who he is or what he's doing there, beyond the word "Bali". This actually plays to his advantage, since [[spoiler:he is no longer a threat, and they take him along to Bali and share the spoils. Contrast his two friends who ended up dead for their trouble]].

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* EasyAmnesia: [[spoiler:Gerdin]] loses most of his memory after a crash. He's otherwise not really injured besides a head wound, and can stand and talk lucidly within an hour. He just doesn't remember who he is or what he's doing there, beyond the word "Bali". This actually plays to his advantage, since [[spoiler:he is no longer a threat, and they take him along to Bali and share the spoils. Contrast his two friends friends, who ended up dead for their trouble]].



* ShaggyDogStory: Near the end, they go the Bali, where the BigBad - who wants them all dead - is waiting (although he obviously doesn't think they'd come there, and is trying to track them down instead). [[spoiler:While out driving, he spots them on the road - with the money, too! - and both he and his driver are so distracted by the sight... that they drive right into an oncoming truck and die in flames. None of the protagonists ever even knew that he existed.]]

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* ShaggyDogStory: Near the end, they go the to Bali, where the BigBad - who wants them all dead - is waiting (although he obviously doesn't think they'd come there, and is trying to track them down instead). [[spoiler:While out driving, he spots them on the road - with the money, too! - and both he and his driver are so distracted by the sight... that they drive right into an oncoming truck and die in flames. None of the protagonists ever even knew that he existed.]]
19th Oct '17 6:13:02 AM Yendor
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* BriefcaseFullOfMoney: On a whim, Allan steals a suitcase. It turns out to contain fifty million Swedish krona (worth about six million U.S. dollars) from a drug deal.
25th Aug '17 6:56:36 PM nombretomado
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* [[UnfortunateName Unfortunate Surname]]: Herbert '''Einstein'''. He was kidnapped by the [[SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn USSR]] to work on the atomic bomb.

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* [[UnfortunateName Unfortunate Surname]]: Herbert '''Einstein'''. He was kidnapped by the [[SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn USSR]] to work on the atomic bomb.
8th Jul '17 3:08:06 PM iamizzac
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* CrazyAwesome: Allan. He somehow distilled brandy from ''goat milk''.

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* CrazyAwesome: Allan. He somehow distilled brandy vodka from ''goat milk''.
9th Jan '17 2:41:12 PM SuperTulle
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A sequel to the film premiered on Christmas day 2016, with the title ''Hundraettåringen som smet från notan och försvann'' (''The one-hundred-year-old man who ran from the bill and disappeared'').
26th Mar '16 6:57:54 PM Gallimaufry
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* EasyAmnesia: [[spoiler:Gerdin]] loses most of his memory after a crash. He's otherwise not really injured besides a head wound, and can stand and talk lucidly within an hour. He just doesn't remember who he is or what he's doing there, beyond the word "Bali". This actually plays to his advantage, since [[spoiler:he is no longer a threat, and they take him along to Bali and share the spoils. Contrast his two friends who ended up dead for their trouble]].


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* ShaggyDogStory: Near the end, they go the Bali, where the BigBad - who wants them all dead - is waiting (although he obviously doesn't think they'd come there, and is trying to track them down instead). [[spoiler:While out driving, he spots them on the road - with the money, too! - and both he and his driver are so distracted by the sight... that they drive right into an oncoming truck and die in flames. None of the protagonists ever even knew that he existed.]]
19th Dec '15 10:21:41 AM Eilevgmyhren
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* DisasterDominoes: The whole Vladivostok incident, beginning with a number of explosives going off, setting fire to a train wagon filled with wool blankets, making a lot of smoke. Then, a number of prisoners daring an escape in said smoke, while the guards aim for them and shoot, partly missing, setting off the ''next'' wagon, filled with explosives, ''including rockets'', who manage to put a tanker in the docks ablaze, filled with petrol, who then goes adrift and collides with the pier, setting the city on fire..... and all this confusion gives Allan (and Herbert) the opportunity to get away, while the news of this incident start off the stroke that kills Joseph Stalin.
16th Sep '15 4:49:50 PM KneadToKnow
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* ActorAllusion: [[Film/Snatch Brick Top]] as the ClusterFBomb-prone boss of the gang.
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