A MAN CALLED OTTO – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

The film never hits on anything that Otto is being truly unreasonable about, which deflates the premise of the story: that Otto is allegedly such a preposterous grump that other people have trouble liking him, but that somehow, their persistent and, I guess, unexpectedly cheerful kindness will eventually bust through his irascibility and save him from his life of angry aloneness.

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