I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)

Director
Aki Kaurismäki

Main cast
Jean-Pierre Léaud; Margi Clarke; Kenneth Colley; Imogen Claire; Nicky Tesco

Genres
Comedy, Drama

Description
After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide, but can't go through with it, so he hires a contract killer in a seedy bar to murder him at some unspecified time in the future. But almost immediately he meets and falls in love with Margaret, a flower-seller, which makes Henri realise that his life has some meaning after all. But when he goes back to the bar to cancel the contract, he finds it has been demolished - and there's no way he can get in touch with the killer...


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