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by Paul Hills


A contract killer sees a chance to free himself from a tragic past when he falls for Paula who is grieving over the death of her brother. One thing stands in the way of their happiness and his salvation; the discovery that the man Paula loves is her brother's killer. We can't choose love; it chooses us.

international title: THE POET
original title: THE POET
country: United Kingdom, Germany, Austria
sales agent: Arclight Films (AU), in cooperation with ICM International
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Paul Hills
film run: 100'
release date: DE 20.11.03
screenplay: Barbara Jago, Robert Hammond, Emil Meyer, Leslie Ann Proctor
cast: Dougray Scott, Laura Elena Harring, Jurgen Prochnow, Andrew Lee Potts
cinematography by: Roger Bonnici
film editing: Peter Adam
art director: Harald Turzer
costumes designer: Claudia Bobsin
music: Marcel Barsotti
producer: Jonathan English
production: Meltemi Entertainment, Eclypse Filmpartner, Media Fonds 1 Filmproduktions
distributor: Nighthawks (DE)
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