|Directed by||Robert Ellis Miller|
|Written by||Barry Gibb (story)
David English (story)
Roy Clarke (screenplay)
|Music by||Barry Gibb|
Hawks is a 1988 British comedy film about two terminally ill patients, an English lawyer named Bancroft (Timothy Dalton) and a young American football player (Anthony Edwards), who decide to sneak out of their hospital rooms and live life to its fullest for whatever time they have left. Their goal is to reach a famous brothel in Amsterdam. Along the way, they encounter various characters including a pair of misfit British women played by Camille Coduri and Janet McTeer.
The film was directed by Robert Ellis Miller and based on a short story written by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees and David English, and the screenplay was written by Roy Clarke. The musical score was composed by Gibb.
The film has been regarded by some as one of the most overlooked and underrated in Timothy Dalton's career.
- Maslin, Janet (November 10, 1989). "Hawks (1989) Review/Film; Making The Best Of Being Terminal". The New York Times.
- "Review of Hawks". Timothydalton.com.
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