Archive of films Kills on Wheels / Tiszta szívvel
2016, 105 min
Section: East of the West - Competition
Two disabled lads get together with an ex-fireman and form a gang of hired assassins. But, as is the way with life, the reality is a little more prosaic… Attila Till has come up with an original, action-packed comedy which deftly blends reality and fantasy and whose black humour places it right up there with the audience hit The Art of Negative Thinking. Film is also part of the section People Next Door.
Twenty-year-old wheelchair user Zoli, his physically disabled friend, and an ex-fireman, who is also confined to a wheelchair, decide to offer their services to the mafia as a gang of hired assassins. But, as is the way with life, the reality is a little more prosaic… In his highly original, action-packed comedy, Hungarian director Attila Till skilfully blends reality with fantasy as he offers a gentle probe into the lives of protagonists living on the edge of society and desirous of things which able-bodied people take for granted. With its in-your-face black humour, the film is a competent match for the 2006 audience smash The Art of Negative Thinking and is set to be a sure-fire hit with viewers as well. The director was inspired to make his film from his own experiences as a volunteer for the disabled. He explains his motivation: “It was crucial to me to make a movie about disabled people where they finally aren’t played by actors but get the opportunity to act themselves and be the real heroes.”
About the director
Attila Till (b. 1971, Budapest) graduated from the Intermedia Department of the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. His first feature film Panic (Pánik) premiered in 2008 at the Hungarian Film Week, where it won Best Actress and subsequently screened at a number of international festivals. He shot his first short, Beast (Csicska), in 2011, a chilling drama about modern-day slavery. The film was premiered during Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight and then toured more than 100 festivals (incl. the Prague Short Film Festival), also ending up with a Best Short Film nomination from the European Film Academy. He also works in television and is one of Hungary’s most respected TV personalities. Kills on Wheels (2016) is his second feature film.
About the film
|Section:||East of the West - Competition|
|Dir. of Photography:||Imre Juhász|
|Cast:||Szabolcs Thuróczy, Zoltán Fenyvesi, Adám Fekete|
|Sales:||HNFF World Sales|
|Contact:||Magyar Filmunió / Hungarian National Film Fund|
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