I Hired a Contract Killer (15)

6.30pm / Introduced David Kelly, Martin Bruce-Clayton and Andy Pavord

25 September 2013
Cinema 3

Standard - £8.50 online /
£9.50 on the door

Members - £6.80 /
£7.60 on the door

Concessions - £7.50 online /
£8.50 on the door

Under 18s - £6

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Introduced by producers David Kelly and Martin Bruce-Clayton, and location manager Andy Pavord.

Aki Kaurismäki’s ‘Ealing comedy on downers’ follows a discarded civil servant who, having unexpectedly fallen in love, seeks refuge from a hit man he no longer requires.

Shunning ‘landmark London’, Kaurismäki opts for evocative but off-beat East End locations, many apparently suggested by his friend, British ex-punk Nicky Tesco of The Members (who, along with Joe Strummer, has a cameo in the film).

Finland/Sweden 1990 Dir Aki Kaurismäki 74 min

This event is part of:
Urban Wandering – Film and the London Landscape

Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

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