Swedish film The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has been nominated for Best Makeup & Hair at the Academy Awards (Oscars).
The film, which had over 1.6 million Swedes watch it, is a comedy that follows the life of Allan Karlsson, who goes on an unexpected journey while telling stories of his younger days. The film is based on a novel and is directed by Felix Herngren.
On the 9th of January 2016 the members of the Oscar Academy Artists & Hairstylists category will view a ten minute excerpt of each of the nominated films and then choose the three that will compete.
The other films are:
Mad Max: Fury Road;
The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared is produced by Nice Flxpictures in co-production with Film West. The film won the audience Guldbagge Award in 2014.