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Director:
Writer:
Tom Tykwer (screenplay)
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Release Date:
18 June 1999 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Pressure is Rising, The Adrenaline is Rushing, The Clock is Ticking See more »
Plot:
A young woman in Germany has twenty minutes to find and bring 100,000 Deutschmarks to her boyfriend before he robs a supermarket. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 29 wins & 16 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Franka Potente ... Lola

Moritz Bleibtreu ... Manni
Herbert Knaup ... Vater
Nina Petri ... Jutta Hansen

Armin Rohde ... Herr Schuster
Joachim Król ... Norbert von Au

Ludger Pistor ... Herr Meier
Suzanne von Borsody ... Frau Jäger
Sebastian Schipper ... Mike
Julia Lindig ... Doris
Lars Rudolph ... Herr Kruse

Heino Ferch ... Ronnie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marc Bischoff ... Polizist (uncredited)
Monica Bleibtreu ... Die Blinde (uncredited)
Volkhart Buff ... Krankenwagenfahrer (uncredited)
Beate Finckh ... Casino-Kassiererin (uncredited)
J.P. Johannsen ... Bank clerk through door (uncredited)
Utz Krause ... Casino-Manager (uncredited)
Ute Lubosch ... Mutter (uncredited)
Klaus Müller ... Croupier (uncredited)
Hans Paetsch ... Erzähler (voice) (uncredited)
Peter Pauli ... Wachmann Supermarkt (uncredited)
Andreas Petri ... Sanitäter (uncredited)
Dora Raddy ... Die Alte (uncredited)

Directed by
Tom Tykwer 
 
Writing credits
Tom Tykwer (screenplay)

Produced by
Stefan Arndt .... producer
Gebhard Henke .... producer: WDR
Maria Köpf .... executive producer
Maria Köpf .... line producer
Andreas Schreitmüller .... producer: ARTE
 
Original Music by
Reinhold Heil 
Johnny Klimek 
Tom Tykwer 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Griebe 
 
Film Editing by
Mathilde Bonnefoy 
 
Casting by
An Dorthe Braker 
 
Production Design by
Alexander Manasse 
 
Art Direction by
Attila Saygel 
 
Set Decoration by
Irene Otterpohl 
 
Costume Design by
Monika Jacobs 
 
Makeup Department
Babette Bröseke .... makeup artist
Christa Krista .... hair designer: Lola
Margrit Neufink .... makeup artist
Jekaterina Oertel .... additional makeup artist (as Jekatarina Oertel)
 
Production Management
Ralph Brosche .... production manager
Swantje Matthaei .... executive in charge of production
Carsten Neumärker .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Brighton .... assistant director
Sebastian Fahr-Brix .... assistant director (as Sebastian Fahr)
 
Art Department
Stella-Nicoletta Drossa .... art department trainee
Cary Gayler .... prop buyer
Katja Kiesewetter .... art department trainee
Micha Korok .... art department trainee
Sonja König .... stand-by propwoman
Francisco Escobar .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Frank Behnke .... sound
Normann Büttner .... foley recordist
Nanett Creutzburg .... sound assistant
Günther Friedhoff .... dialogue recordist (as Günter Friedhoff)
Dirk Jacob .... sound designer
Matthias Lempert .... sound re-recording mixer
Markus Münz .... sound editor
Jörn Poetzl .... foley artist (as Joern Poetzl)
Kai Storck .... sound editor
Marita Strotkötter .... sound coordinator: post-production
Spencer A. Beckett II .... recording production assistant (uncredited)
Gunther Kortwich .... sound equipment provider (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Roland Tropp .... special effects
Gerd Voll .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Nastuh Abootalebi .... digital domino effects
Manfred Büttner .... visual effects production manager
George Maihöfer .... digital artist
Claudius Schulz .... graphics artist
Thomas Tannenberger .... senior effects producer
Dominik Trimborn .... digital domino effects: das werk
Andreas Schellenberg .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rossi Alvarez .... stunts
Micha Bornhütter .... pane carrier
Susanne Braun .... sport trainer
Berno Buff .... pane carrier
Volkhart Buff .... stunt driver
Frank Christoffer .... stunt driver
Ralf Häger .... bmw guy (as Ralf Haeger)
Frank Jablonski .... bmw guy
Sascha Kuchenbuch .... stunt driver
Stefan Manteuffel .... stunt driver
Piet Paes .... stunt driver
Leo Plank .... stunt driver
Emanuel Raasch .... bmw guy
Daniela Stein .... pane carrier (as Dani Stein)
Andi Stein-Strauss .... pane carrier
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Alert .... camera equipment
Michael Alert .... lighting equipment
Tilman Büttner .... Steadicam operator
Fred Dombrowka .... gaffer
Martin Fischer .... additional electrician
Olof Fock .... rigging grip
Wolfgang Franke .... dolly grip
Frank Griebe .... photographer
Mikesch Groht .... Steadicam operator
Jan Hartmann .... assistant camera
Jan Hartmann .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jan Hoffmann .... assistant camera: second unit
Sebastian Jahnke .... additional lighting technician
Oliver Krönke .... rigging grip
Marc Kubik .... director of photography: second unit (as Marik Kubik)
Klaus Liebertz .... Steadicam operator
Oliver Liliensiek .... lighting technician
Sebastian Meuschel .... Steadicam operator
Martin Petersmann .... rigging grip
Susanna Salonen .... director of photography: second unit
Andie Schneider .... key grip
Anja Simon .... apprentice camera operator
Bernd Spauke .... still photographer
Andi Stein-Strauss .... additional lighting technician
Christof Wahl .... Steadicam operator
Robert Wedemeyer .... best boy dolly grip
Gudrun F. Widlok .... still photographer
Jens Winkler .... additional electrician
 
Animation Department
Gil Alkabetz .... animation designer
Ralf Bohde .... animator
Robert Mack .... film exposure: animation
Thomas Meyer-Hermann .... executive producer: animation
 
Casting Department
Nessie Nesslauer .... casting consultant
Barbara Schernthaner .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ingrid Buhrmann .... wardrober
Sabine Groh .... apprentice costumer
 
Editorial Department
Harald Ehinger .... colorist: animation (as Hari Ehinger)
Anne Fabini .... assistant editor
Nurit Israeli .... post-production: animation
Martin Licht .... post-production trainee
Sonja Müller .... colorist: animation
Ruth Raatz .... color timer
Cornelia Schumann .... negative cutter (as Cornelia Schühmann)
Armin Vetter .... post-production: animation
Johannes Weuthen .... assistant editor
Joe Gawler .... video colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Stefan Broedner .... music supervisor
Klaus Frers .... music supervisor
Shiro Gutzie .... soundtrack executive consultant
Franka Potente .... composer: theme song "I Wish" and others
 
Transportation Department
Jens Schlemmer .... property driver
Stefan Schuster .... production driver
Hannes Staehle .... production driver
 
Other crew
Achim .... traffic blocker
Michael Alert .... set equipment
Mirko Andreas .... caterer
Ute Bergien .... production trainee
Bernhard .... traffic blocker
Carsten .... traffic blocker
Christian .... traffic blocker
Folker .... traffic blocker
Didier Franque .... caterer
Grete .... traffic blocker
Carsten Gutschmidt .... apprentice lighting technician
Dorit Günter .... cleaning woman: Schmitz
Susanne Hahn .... production assistant
Jan Hoffmann .... aerial photography: helicopter
Liane Jessen .... project development
Jörgen .... traffic blocker
Norbert Keil .... opticals
Thomas Lechner .... provider: walkie talkies
Renate Leisering .... laboratory coordinator
Gisela Liesenfeld .... production secretary
René Löw .... location manager
Hans-Joachim Rabs .... laboratory manager
Ralph Remstedt .... assistant location manager
René .... traffic blocker
Robert .... traffic blocker
Kathrin Rohm .... assistant location manager
Sarni .... traffic blocker
Klaus-Peter Schultze .... opticals
Uta Seibicke .... apprentice director
Jörg Treutmann .... location manager
Usch .... traffic blocker
Katja Wessels .... apprentice location manager
Thomas Wilk .... titles
Willy .... traffic blocker
Sabine Zimmer .... continuity
Sabine Zimmer .... script girl
 
Thanks
Wolfgang Becker .... special thanks
Liane Jessen .... special thanks
Undine Zamani .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Lola rennt" - Germany (original title)
"Lola Runs" - USA (literal English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some violence and language
Runtime:
81 min | USA:80 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Manni says Shrimp in Florida he is actually giving credit to the person who wrote the movie. It is a family nickname of this uncredited person.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Lola is almost hit by the white delivery truck and she stands staring towards the casino, the birthmark near her lips is on the left side of her face. In all other shots it is on the right side of her face.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
[subtitled version]
Narrator:Man... probably the most mysterious species on our planet. A mystery of unanswered questions. Who are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? How do we know what we think we know? Why do we believe anything at all? Countless questions in search of an answer... an answer that will give rise to a new question... and the next answer will give rise to the next question and so on. But, in the end, isn't it always the same question? And always the same answer?
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56 out of 73 people found the following review useful.
Lola Rennt, 26 February 2003
Author: Duncan from australia

Lola rennt or Run Lola Run as we say it, is a German thriller written and directed by Tom Tykwer. This Film will contrast your emotions as it shows you how one little event in somebody's life can change there's, and other peoples lives forever. This rollercoaster ride of emotions will keep you gripped all the way through as it jumps from soft, dimly lit emotional scenes, to the completely contrasting scenes of running and constant action.

The music used in this film complements the scenes very well, when it's a slow scene our ears are graced with soft classical music like when Lola is falling to the ground in a slow motion shot. The complete opposite of this is used in the fast paced running scenes, as we get pounded by constant techno beats. I believe that the director has used techno to try and get us inside Lola's head as she is running and stressing about Manni and all the other events that happen throughout this amazing film.

Lola's Determination to save her boyfriend Manni is very well projected as she enters the bank that her father runs, and throughout the three different versions of the story uses different techniques to try and save him. This involvement with the characters and the three different storylines is very unique to this style of film. I think that the actors have delivered a very memorable and exciting performance which will leave viewers wanting to watch the film over and over again.

I think that this director has used this style of film very well, he is one of this first to successfully use this style and create a very interesting and exciting film. This film is almost the only one of its kind, other than the film 'Sliding Doors' but even in that the character is living two parallel lives but in this film it is replayed over again.

This film used interesting techniques that I had never seen in a film before. I think that the snapshots into the peoples lives gave you a good view of how one little event can change your life forever. By replaying through the same sort of events three times the director lets you really get a sense of feeling for the characters, especially Lola and as the film progresses you actually start to care about the characters and I think this was a really good quality in the film.

Overall I really enjoyed this film, and think that it is one of the best foreign films I have seen in a long time, and would give it a 9/10.

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