Archive of films Kills on Wheels / Tiszta szívvel

Hungary
2016, 105 min

Section: East of the West - Competition
Year: 2016

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.


Synopsis

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.”

Lenka Tyrpáková

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.

Contacts

Magyar Filmunió / Hungarian National Film Fund
Róna utca 174., 1145, Budapest
Hungary
Tel: +36 146 113 01, +36 146 113 20
www: www.filmunio.hu, www.filmfund.hu

HNFF World Sales
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Hungary
Tel: +36 146 113 53
E-mail: klaudia.androsovits@filmalap.hu

About the film

Color, DCP
International premiere

Section: East of the West - Competition
   
Director: Attila Till
Screenplay: Attila Till 
Dir. of Photography: Imre Juhász
Music: Csaba Kalotás
Editor: Márton Gothár
Producer: Judit Stalter
Production: Laokoon Filmgroup
Cast: Szabolcs Thuróczy, Zoltán Fenyvesi, Adám Fekete
Sales: HNFF World Sales
Contact: Magyar Filmunió / Hungarian National Film Fund

Guests

Attila Till

Screenwriter / Film Director

Judit Stalter

Producer


Imre Juhász

Director of Photography

Márton Gothár

Editor


Zoltán Fenyvesi

Actor

Ádám Fekete

Actor


Szabolcs Thúróczy

Actor

Zsuzsanna Jung

Film Institution Rep.


Csaba Papp

Film Institution Rep., PR & Marketing

Katalin Vajda

Film Institution Rep.


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