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Can you run from your fate?

Advantages: Creative, imaginative, interesting concept, slick and cool style
Disadvantages: May be a bit surreal for some

“Run Lola Run” or “Lola Rennt” in its native Germany language was a 1998 film written and directed by Tom Tykwer and marked an international breakthrough for him. It is also one of the coolest films I have ever seen. Lola’s boyfriend Manni has got himself ...

Mildew82 07.04.2013 · Read full review
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BUTTERFLY EFFECT?

Advantages: great visualy, unusual structure, breathtaking pace, great soundtrack, Berlin
Disadvantages: schematic characters, lacks substance, pretentious at times

I have seen this film described as experimental or avant-garde but, although it is not your average Hollywood action or romance flick (though it incorporates a bit of both); it isn't nine hours in the life of a skyscraper either. In fact, just the opposit ...

magdadh 16.11.2004 · Read full review
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Keep on Running ...

Advantages: Original, fast-paced storytelling, a visceral thrill.
Disadvantages: Hard to work out the thinking behind the action.

...A short, sharp curiosity of a film, the German offering Run Lola Run (Lola Rennt) is an unrelenting assault on the senses that tells the story of twenty minutes - three times. Lola (Franka Potente) receives a call at home from her panicked boyfriend, Mann ...

Puggers 17.04.2009 · Read full review
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KEEP RUNNING!

Advantages: It's a fast-paced, exciting, inventive masterpiece
Disadvantages: It's a bit strange; it's German (only jesting)

I only came across Run Lola Run because my favourite episode of The Simpsons, Trilogy Of Errors, contained an homage to this film. You may have seen it; it's the one where they show one day from the perspective of each family member. Lisa is late for he ...

l-m-n-o-p 04.08.2006 · Read full review
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A classic foreign film

Advantages: Story and performance by Franka Potente
Disadvantages: none

...which I have been desperate to watch for years is the 1998 German film, Run Lola Run. I have heard great reviews about this film and was eager to see if they were justified in their praise. Run Lola Run is about Lola, a young girl in Germany who ...

mozzie76 03.07.2014 · Read full review
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