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The Robber (2010)

Der Räuber (original title)
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Tells the true story of Johann Rettenberger, a marathon athlete who developed robbing banks as a hobby.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bewährungsbeamter
Roman Kettner ...
Pensionsportier
Hannelore Klauber-Laursen ...
Bankkassiererin
Tabea Werich ...
Junge Frau vor dem Supermarkt
Nina Steiner ...
Betreuerin am Arbeitsamt
Josef Romestorffer ...
Kollege Erika
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Erika
Wolfgang Petrik ...
1. Kunde Erika
Florian Wotruba ...
2. Kunde Erika
Johannes Handler ...
Sportarzt
Katharina Hülle ...
Sportärztin
Tony Nagy ...
Schuhverkäufer
Michaela Christl ...
Entführte Frau
Georg Mlynek ...
Jogger
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Tells the true story of Johann Rettenberger, a marathon athlete who developed robbing banks as a hobby.

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Release Date:

29 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El ladrón  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$804 (USA) (11 February 2011)

Gross:

$82,172 (USA) (30 September 2011)
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2.35 : 1
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Connections

Remade as The Robber See more »

Soundtracks

Road To Neverend
Written by Tommy Ballestrem and Niko Ballestrem
Performed by yes but
Courtesy of Knock Knee Records
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Still waters run deep
6 May 2011 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

(If you want a summary of the film, read anybody else here.) Despite the activities shown, the film abounds in "still waters." The presentation of activities and the principal character sticks solely to the surface without any explanations. The film is enigmatic and compelling, perhaps even boring to some. Any people seeing this together will have much to discuss afterwards.

Anyone seeing it will come in knowing the robber is a runner since that is the basis for all the advertising. I'm no runner and usually not very interested but this was especially fascinating. The actor Lust portrays the title character in a beautifully minimalist performance and also gives the footwork a distinctive style. I don't know if it would win races but it sure works in this film.

Acting and all aspects of the filmmaking are excellent overall. Even the music for the end credits is good for emerging from the deep waters.


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