From the first frame the film plunges into action and adventure with breakneck speed, and we find ourselves cheering for Lola right to the end. This modern German film from 1999,that was so stunning and brilliantly edited won many awards at the Sundance Film Festival. Sun Electric — Introduction Remix 11. Susie Van Der Meer — Somebody Has To Pay 09. It tells the tale of a young man, Manni, who one day was doing a job for crime boss. Manni owes a mobster 100,000 marks and doesn't know what to do.
This allows the audience to discover new interactions amongst the characters, discover new pieces of each story and how fit into one overall tapestry of a day in the characters lives. In short, what is reality? However, the new additions added by Tykwer are very clever and link in perfectly, which will have you gasping for more. Franka Potente, the actress that portrays our flame-haired heroine, does an exceptional job. Lola Franka Potente receives a phone call from her boyfriend, Manni. In each of the 3 episodes the same characters are present as well as the same events but they either are incorporated or interact differently.
Franka Potente — Believe 02. Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil - Introduction 3. My hat goes off to both. There are a ton of soundtracks that have employed dance music, but few work as successfully as Run Lola Run. His meaning that he is trying to express is that life consists of the decisions we make. Franka Potente - Believe 2.
Some say there is no right and wrong paths to take in life, but Run Lola Run seems to illustrate that the right path is the best. The result is a sonic journey into split second decisions and sheer determination; an iconic audio counterpart inextricably intertwined with the film that still resonates to this day. From that moment on, the movie takes us through three stories of Lola's trials trying to get Manni's money in 20 minutes - and with every person she comes into contact with, their lives take on completely different forms, as shown by 30-second photo flash montages. Run Lola Run is a riveting, heart and pavement pounding epic choose-your-own-adventure. Tom Tykwer has truly proven himself as the filmmaker to watch. It contains black and white camera, animation, three or four different types of slow motion, fast motion and the most amazing still shots taken for a film which is enough to keep anyone interested. In terms of coolness, this has to be one of the coolest movies ever made.
If the red ambulance does not crash through glass that is being carried across a main highway, then glass is broken by Lola screaming. I thought that Lola ran her race with flair and style, and left all others way behind in the dust. Product Description Our product to treat is a regular product. The episodes are broken apart by either Manni or Lola dying, and in these deaths the audience is brought into the head of the characters to where they talk of love, life, death and loss. Even if you're not running, this soundtrack will get you going.
Some of these include speed-up, instant replay, black and white, and even animation in some parts. The little known German director has produced a modern-day masterpiece; a dazzling technical film about how life consists of the decisions we make. Appropriately, the music from Run Lola Run is frenetic, fast-paced techno -- which serves as the driving force behind the film's adrenalized action sequences. All elements of the film including soundtrack and opening credits are incorporated into this them of a story being told through three different threads and three different experiences. The danger with this kind of technique is that it can threaten to be repetitive. He is supposed to deliver the money to a gangster by noon, if he fails, then he is likely to be killed.
Tykwer, Kilmek, Heil — Running One 04. What part do chance and random events play in determining an outcome? Tykwer focuses on the twenty-minutes that Lola has, and shows that twenty-minutes three times over, each time with small differences will affect the outcome of the characters. Tykwer, Kilmek, Heil — Introduction 03. Tykwer, Kilmek, Heil — Running Two 06. The real standout performance from my point of view came from Moritz Bleibtreii. Twenty short minutes to somehow find the money and get it to him. It may sound strange, but the film is twenty-minutes long.
Written and directed by Tom Tykwer, Run Lola Run is the story of a girl, Lola, who receives a panicked phone call from her longtime boyfriend, Manni. About half the pieces were composed by the director himself , and for the most part, the other contributors are little-known artists. Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil - Supermarket 5. Plus this film is only 80 minutes long, but luckily it feels about 20 minutes longer than that. Franka Potente gave a good performance as Lola. From here the film follows Lola choosing three paths, each going for 20 minutes, to getting the money for Manni.
Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil featuring Franka Potente - Running One 4. Yet, it is hard to say that she was fantastic, because it is a role that requires a great deal of physical acting and we didn't get to know a lot about Lola, hence the film wasn't overly-focusing on her issues, rather her boyfriend's problem. Run Lola Run is a film you expect to see at a Independent film festival, or in a Professor's office at a film school. Tykwer wrote and directed this film, and while doing this, he never lost sight of his meaning. Unfortunatly Manni leaves the money on a train and is totally screwed unless he can get the money back in 20 minutes.