I Hired a Contract Killer
I Hired a Contract Killer is a film directed, produced and written by the Finnish auteur Aki Kaurismäki in 1990. It is a Finnish-British-German-Swedish co-production and stars the renowned French actor Jean-Pierre Léaud. The film also features cameo appearances by Joe Strummer as a guitar player and by Kaurismäki as a sunglasses salesman.
|I Hired a Contract Killer|
|Directed by||Aki Kaurismäki|
|Produced by||Aki Kaurismäki|
|Written by||Aki Kaurismäki|
|Edited by||Aki Kaurismäki|
Henri Boulanger (Léaud), a French man living in London, is laid-off from his job after fifteen years of service. He tries to commit suicide but because he continuously fails, decides to hire a hitman (Kenneth Colley) to finish the job. After making the contract he meets Margaret (Margi Clarke) and finds new meaning to life, however, he is unable to call off the hitman.
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- I Hired a Contract Killer at the British Board of Film Classification
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- I Hired a Contract Killer at Elonet (in Finnish)
- I Hired a Contract Killer at Rotten Tomatoes
- I Hired a Contract Killer at the Swedish Film Institute Database