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WILD TARGET

UK, 2010 (MIFF 2010, International Panorama)

Director: Jonathan Lynn

A black comedy that proves surviving your friends can sometimes be as hard as surviving your enemies.

When professional hit-man Victor (Bill Nighy) has a change of heart, he ends up saving kooky kleptomaniac Rose (Emily Blunt) instead of killing her. With bumbling witness Tony (Harry Potter's Rupert Grint) along for the ride, the trio are stuck with each other until they can escape the cross-hairs of a rival hit-man.

A remake of 1993 French crime-comedy Cible émouvante, this mad-cap caper from filmmaker Jonathan Lynn (Clue, My Cousin Vinny) features an all-star cast that includes Rupert Everett and Martin Freeman.

“Very much a British movie in the tradition of the Ealing comedies.” - Screen International

D Jonathan Lynn P Martin Pope, Michael Rose S Lucinda Coxon Dist Icon TD 35mm/2010

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