I Hired a Contract Killer

feature film, humorous drama, Finland, Sweden, Germany, France, UK, 1990

DIRECTED BY: Aki Kaurismäki

I Hired a Contract Killer

Jean-Pierre Léaud (Henri Boulanger),
Margi Clarke (Margaret),
Kenneth Colley (ubojica),
T. R. Bowen (šef odjela),
Imogen Claire (tajnica)

Aki Kaurismäki

Timo Salminen

Aki Kaurismäki

Henri, lonely French emigrant and victim of privatization is retiring and gets a false gold watch as a present for the occasion. He is desperate because he unsuccessfully tries to commit suicide and finally decides to hire a professional hit man to kill him. He spends all his life savings on the hired hit man and while waiting for his death, he meets a florist, Margaret, and falls in love with her.

color, 79'