Kills on Wheels
Directed by Attila Till
Kills on Wheels
Writer Attila Till
In this wildly original action-comedy, two teenaged boys living with disabilities find escape from their humdrum lives when they’re enlisted by a gruff ex-con to be his accomplices… as wheelchair hit men! Thrust into a surreal world of gangsters and guns, the partnership soon blossoms into friendship as their mentor reveals a soft heart beneath his tough exterior and the boys help him come to terms with his own disability. Hungary’s official submission to the 89th Academy Awards®, Kills on Wheels features stellar cinematography, a mix of live action and comic book-style animation, and a wickedly dark sense of humor. It deftly blends genres, confronting issues of invisibility, prejudice, and loneliness as it boldly flouts all stereotypes and expectations.
“The Professional meets Murderball. A brilliantly cockeyed premise. Uproariously clever."
"Might have tickled Quentin Tarantino in his formative video store years or inspired Roger Corman in his 1960s pomp."
"Champions the idea that life should be lived to the fullest. An inventive coming-of-age tale."
Hungary's Official Submission – 89th Academy Awards®
Golden Alexander – Thessaloniki Film Festival
Best Actor – Thessaloniki Film Festival
Roger Ebert Award – Chicago International Film Festival
|The Screen||Santa Fe||NM||1511499600November 24 - November 30, 2017|
|Times Cinema||Milwaukee||WI||1510290000November 10 - November 16, 2017|
|Virginia Film Festival||Charlottesville||VA||1510203600November 9 - November 12, 2017|
|Village East Cinema||New York||NY||1508472000October 20 - October 26, 2017|
|Vermont International Film Festival||S. Burlington||VT||1508472000October 20 - October 29, 2017|
|JCC Manhattan||New York||NY||1507694400October 11, 2017|
|Festival Fantasia||Montreal||QC||1499918400July 13 - August 2, 2017|
|Orca's Island Film Festival||Eastsound||WA||1498190400June 23, 2017|
|Seattle International Film Festival||Seattle||WA||1496462400June 3 - June 4, 2017|
|Louisiana International Film Festival||Baton Rouge||LA||1492747200April 21 - April 23, 2017|
|Minneapolis-St.Paul International Film Festival||Minneapolis||MN||1492056000April 13 - April 29, 2017|
|Cleveland International Film Festival||Cleveland||OH||1490760000March 29 - April 4, 2017|
|ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival||New York||NY||1488430800March 2 - March 8, 2017|
|Northwest Film Center||Portland||OR||1487394000February 18 - February 20, 2017|
|Palm Springs International Film Festival||Palm Springs||CA||1483592400January 5 - January 16, 2017|
|AFI Silver Theatre||Silver Spring||MD||1480654800December 2 - December 18, 2016|
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