Harry Kugler

Harry Kugler

Harry Kugler Quick Links

Film RSS

Bandits (1997) Review


Excellent
Foreign films often have a unique and powerful way of facing controversial issues. The most recent example comes from Germany, which has created a movie so audacious in its statement of women's liberation, that it makes the much-scrutinized themes of Thelma and Louise feel like child's play. Despite subtitles, unfamiliar faces, and a somewhat taboo motif, Bandits is sure to have tremendous crossover appeal with American audiences.

Directed by Katja von Garier, Bandits chronicles four German fugitives and their passion for rock n' roll as they attempt to evade the law and flee the country. Their odyssey takes this all girls rock band (hence The Bandits) from rehearsal at the prison church to performing in front of thousands as they garner Mickey and Mallory-esque attention through their adventures as outlaws on the run. Their experiences and emotions are conveyed in their music, which serves as a link between their depraved sense of humanity and newfound freedom.

Continue reading: Bandits (1997) Review

Harry Kugler

Harry Kugler Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Harry Kugler Movies

Bandits (1997) Movie Review

Bandits (1997) Movie Review

Foreign films often have a unique and powerful way of facing controversial issues. The most...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.