R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.
Ken and Ray check into the hotel under the names "Cranham & Blakely", presumably after actors Kenneth Cranham and Colin Blakely who played two hit-men in a television adaptation of Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter, one of the film's major influences.
After I killed them, I dropped the gun in the Thames, washed the residue off me hands in the bathroom of a Burger King, and walked home to await instructions. Shortly thereafter the instructions came through. "Get the fuck out of London, youse dumb ...
When Harry and Ken first meet at the outdoor cafe, neither one ordered a drink, but a waiter brings over two glasses of beer.
In the on-screen credits, Kathy Heaser is listed twice as Graphic Designer.
Written by Hamilton Leithauser (as Leithauser) / Walter Martin (as Martin) / Matt Barrick (as Barrick) / Paul Maroon (as Maroon) / Peter Bauer (as Bauer)
Performed by The Walkmen
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
$457,227 (USA) (10 February 2008)
$7,757,130 (USA) (15 June 2008)
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