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Killer (French: Tueur à gages) is a 1998 French-Kazakhstani crime drama film directed by Darezhan Omirbaev.

Killer
Directed byDarezhan Omirbaev
Produced byJoël Farges
Elise Jalladeau
Gaziz Shaldybayev
Written byDarezhan Omirbaev
Limara Zjeksembajeva
StarringTalgat Assetov
Roksana Abouova
CinematographyBoris Trochev
Edited byR. Belyakova
Distributed byCelluloid Dreams
Release date
September 12, 1998 (Toronto)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryKazakhstan
France
LanguageRussian

PlotEdit

Marat (Talgat Assetov) is a chauffeur who, following a traffic accident, finds himself in debt. When his baby becomes ill, he agrees to murder a journalist in order to earn some money.[1]

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AwardsEdit

Killer won the Un Certain Regard Award at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.[2] At the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, it won the Don Quijote Award - Special Mention and was nominated for the Crystal Globe.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stewart, Bhob. "Plot Synopsis". Allmovie. Retrieved 2008-01-25.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Killer". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-10-04.
  3. ^ "Awards for Tueur à gages". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-25.

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