Run Lola run

Run Lola run

DVD - 1999 | German
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Set against the gritty urban scenescape of Berlin and a pounding techno soundtrack, Run Lola run is a frenetic, inventive existential thriller that explores the life-altering impact of seemingly inconsequential actions. Beautiful, hip, and young, poor Lola has but 20 minutes to locate a missing bag containing 100,000 Deutsche marks or come up with the money some other way--if she can't, gangsters are going to kill her boyfriend. A pulse-raising race against time, the film employs a startling array of innovative techniques to present three separate scenarios, all departing from a single split-second decision Lola makes.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1999
Branch Call Number: DVD ACTION RUN
Characteristics: 1 DVD (ca. 81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Lola rennt

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lukasevansherman
Apr 06, 2018

If you were putting together a time capsule of 90s films, 1998's "Run Lola Run" ("Lola Rennt" in German) would be in there. It was one of those hyper-kinetic, visually in your face, heavily soundtracked films like "Pulp Fiction," "Go," "Fight Club," and, especially, "Trainspotting." It's still entertaining, mostly due to Franka Potente (I always wished she was in more.), but very much of its time. Director Tom Tykwer and Potente would do one more film together, "The Princess and the Warrior."

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DanielJNickolas
Mar 01, 2018

An action movie that's also thought provoking! Lola Rennt (Run Lola Run) is for both the casual and analytical movie enthusiast (plenty of guns and plenty of symbolism). It's unique, it's intriguing, and it has something engaging to say about what it means for a person to have control over their own life.

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patch666
Jun 19, 2017

Instant Classic !!!!

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gnomenut
Feb 15, 2017

A heart-pounding film that doesn't depend on car chases, gun fights, or CGI. With a collection of interesting characters, a series of deftly-interconnected scenarios, and a throbbing soundtrack, this is a film to raise your heart rate and keep you thinking, and a movie that could never come out of Hollywood. Well cast and well acted, in addition. A half star lost for being too short.

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PatEe
Dec 25, 2015

Lots of yelling. Stupid. Boring.

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slarsen
Dec 25, 2015

An absolutely fascinating movie. I loved it, the story, the characters, the twists and turns (no pun intended).

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wongsokguan
Jul 28, 2015

Couldn't get into it. Too much running around.

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0cho
Apr 30, 2015

Kinda of a pointless movie but well done for what it is. Interesting and different.

looks good I watched Hanna and my dad suggested this to me

d2013 Nov 26, 2013

This movie has many turns. Different and very good.

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