Kills on Wheels

Directed by Attila Till

Year: 2017
Running Time: 105
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles
Subjects: Disability
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Kills on Wheels

Cast
Zoltán Fenyvesi
Szabolcs Thuróczy
Ádám Fekete

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Directed by Attila Till
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.

Reviews

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."



Awards

  • Hungary's Official Submission – 89th Academy Awards®

  • Golden Alexander – Thessaloniki Film Festival

  • Best Actor – Thessaloniki Film Festival

  • Roger Ebert Award – Chicago International Film Festival

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
The Screen Santa Fe 1511499600November 24 - November 30, 2017
Times Cinema Milwaukee 1510290000November 10 - November 16, 2017
Virginia Film Festival Charlottesville 1510203600November 9 - November 12, 2017
Village East Cinema New York 1508472000October 20 - October 26, 2017
Vermont International Film Festival S. Burlington 1508472000October 20 - October 29, 2017
JCC Manhattan New York 1507694400October 11, 2017
Festival Fantasia Montreal 1499918400July 13 - August 2, 2017
Orca's Island Film Festival Eastsound 1498190400June 23, 2017
Seattle International Film Festival Seattle 1496462400June 3 - June 4, 2017
Louisiana International Film Festival Baton Rouge 1492747200April 21 - April 23, 2017
Minneapolis-St.Paul International Film Festival Minneapolis 1492056000April 13 - April 29, 2017
Cleveland International Film Festival Cleveland 1490760000March 29 - April 4, 2017
ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival New York 1488430800March 2 - March 8, 2017
Northwest Film Center Portland 1487394000February 18 - February 20, 2017
Palm Springs International Film Festival Palm Springs 1483592400January 5 - January 16, 2017
AFI Silver Theatre Silver Spring 1480654800December 2 - December 18, 2016


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