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3.4
9 Ratings

A Friend of the Deceased

Priyatel pokoynika

France, 1997
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

For unemployed translator Anatoli, it is not easy living in Kiev without dollars. Crushed that his wife leaves him for another man, Anatoli hires one of Kiev’s many professional killers, sending in a picture of himself. An ironic and poignant portrait of modern Ukrainian society.

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A Friend of the Deceased Directed by Vyacheslav Krishtofovich

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1997

Toronto International Film Festival

1997

San Francisco International Film Festival

1998

European Film Awards

1997 | Nominee: European Screenwriter of the Year