Poldek (Wirckiewicz) works in the Lvov sewers with his young sidekick Szczepek (Skonieczny). When the Nazis begin to systematically clear out the Jewish ghetto, either murdering them or shipping them off to the camps, a handful of Jews escape into the sewers, where Poldek and Szczepek agree to help them for a price. But as the months go on, Poldek becomes increasingly involved in their lives, causing stress with his wife (Preis) back home and making him very nervous around his soldier pal Bortnik (Zurawski).
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A simple Rashomon meets Go tale of a lost sack of cash and twenty minutes to find 100,000 Deutsche Marks to replace it, Run Lola Run (aka Lola Rennt) follows Lola (Potente), the girlfriend of a hapless guy, Manni (Bleibtreu), a low-down on the organized crime totem pole. When Manni foolishly leaves said cash on the subway, Lola figures it's up to her to fix the situation before Manni does something even more stupid in the next 20 minutes, before the appointed time for the money drop.
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Hauser is eventually invited to join and, after accepting all legal responsibility for anything that may come of it, embraces the rare privilege of being one of the insiders and an experimental guinea pig. Sexy doctor Viktoria (Heike Makatsch) takes the innocent intern under her wing and inside her panties for a chemically enhanced morale boost in the lab. It's her job to keep him loyal and beyond the reach of nurse Lee (beautiful Filipina Rosie Alvarez), a stable, sensitive type who has fallen for the finer attributes of the young intern. Lee remains his island of sensibility even when she discovers that her boy has volunteered to have synthetic muscles implanted in his legs in order to beat everyone on the soccer field. It's not too long before unrestrained experimentation turns diabolical and homicidal, as does any reason to take any of it seriously.
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Every tick of the 81 minutes in "Run Lola Run" is pounding with kinetic energy and double-espresso adrenaline, like a marathon inside a rave inside a fusion reactor.
It's a movie that takes hold of not just your senses -- like a roller coaster does -- but your brain and spirit as well, tripping the mind fantastic with cascading freeform flashes of anticipation, panic, passion, desperation, hesitation, fear and fervor that is at once utterly exhilarating and absolutely exhausting.
The film, a festival circuit smash hit from Germany that's already become a pop culture phenomenon in Europe, is deceptively simple in design:
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Diamond Dogs was released on this day (May 24) in 1974.
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Celine Dion barely cracks a smile and yet she's the greatest guest yet.
Forest Live at Bedgebury Pinetum, Kent is on between 14th and 16th June.
Add this guy to your playlist ASAP.
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Based on the true story of Polish Jews who hid in the sewers of Lvov...
Leopold Sucha lives in Poland during the Second World War. The country has been occupied...
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Every tick of the 81 minutes in "Run Lola Run" is pounding with kinetic energy...