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by Florian Mischa Böder


The over-ambitious Koralnik has a dream job: he is a contract killer for a secret EU programme. But even eight years after his training he still hasn‘t had a single hit. Bored and frustrated, he lives according to the programme‘s strict rules – withdrawn, no social contact and constantly undercover. One day, the shy Rosa crashes into his car and life. Before he knows it, Koralnik is having dinner with her. For the first time, he can flee his everyday misery for an evening of company. But then the telephone rings. It’s Koralnik‘s first job. With Rosa alongside, Koralnik sets off on a chaotic odyssey through a night in which nothing goes according to plan...

international title: A Hitman’s Solitude Before the Shot
original title: Die Einsamkeit des Killers vor dem Schuss
country: Germany
sales agent: Picture Tree International
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Florian Mischa Böder
film run: 82'
screenplay: Clemente Fernandez-Gil, Florian Mischa Böder
cast: Benno Fürmann, Mavie Hörbiger, Wolf Roth, Erik Madsen
cinematography by: Matteo Cocco
art director: Cora Pratz
costumes designer: Peri de Bragança
production: HUPE Film- & Fernsehproduktion, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), ARTE France
distributor: Camino Filmverleih

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