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Lola and Manni are lovers. Manni has completely botched up the handover of money when smuggling some cars. He is in despair and calls Lola. But how can she get 100,000 Bucks together in only 20 minutes to save her lover's life? The situation seems hopeless. The clock starts ticking and Lola runs.... Franka Potente and Moritz Bleibtreu: a BONNIE & CLYDE in the Berlin of the 90s.
Genre Tragicomedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 1998
Director Tom Tykwer
Screenplay Tom Tykwer
Cinematography Frank Griebe
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Johnny Klimek, Tom Tykwer, Reinhold Heil
Cast Joachim Król, Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Heino Ferch, Herbert Knaup
Producer Stefan Arndt
Production Company X Filme Creative Pool, in co-production with WDR
Runtime 81 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Versions English, Italian, French
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Festivals Venice 1998 (in competition), Montreal 1998, Toronto 1998, Genf 1998, Thessaloniki 1998, Sundance 1999, Berlin 1999 (German Films), Cairo 2003, Zurich 2012, Zlín 2015
Awards German Film Awards 1999 for Best Film & Best Director
With backing from German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, BKM

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