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Bandits (1997)

Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to... See full summary »

Director:

Katja von Garnier

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4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katja Riemann ... Emma
Jasmin Tabatabai ... Luna
Nicolette Krebitz ... Angel
Jutta Hoffmann Jutta Hoffmann ... Marie
Hannes Jaenicke ... Schwarz
Werner Schreyer Werner Schreyer ... West
Andrea Sawatzki ... Ludwig
Oliver Hasenfratz Oliver Hasenfratz ... Schneider
August Schmölzer August Schmölzer ... Gunther
Heio von Stetten ... Nick
Peter Sattmann Peter Sattmann ... Gold
Peter Rühring Peter Rühring ... Gefängnisdirektor / Jail House Head
Irmhild Wagner Irmhild Wagner ... Gefängnispastorin / Prison Chaplain
Barbara M. Ahren Barbara M. Ahren ... Innensenatorin Roth
Helga Storck Helga Storck ... Aufseherin 1 / Custodian #1
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Storyline

Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to sell their music and become famous outlaws. Written by Antje

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wer diesen film versäumt, macht sich strafbar See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Germany | France

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

3 July 1997 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Bandidas See more »

Filming Locations:

Bad Neustadt, Bavaria, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

DEM 7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,358, 26 September 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$24,187, 31 October 1999
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

When Emma is holding West hostage outside of the bar, she pulls back the hammer on her gun. In the next shot, the hammer is at ease. See more »

Connections

References Let It Be (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Time Is Now
Vocals by Jasmin Tabatabai (as J. Tabatabai) / Nicolette Krebitz (as N. Krebitz) / Katja Riemann (as K. Riemann)
Lyrics by Nicolette Krebitz (as N. Krebitz) / Katja Riemann (as K. Riemann)
Music by Nicolette Krebitz (as N. Krebitz) / Jasmin Tabatabai (as J. Tabatabai)
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2 September 1999 | by llate3See all my reviews

i went to a screening last week and all i can say is that this is one of the best films of 1999. the opening credits will grab you. the music is amazing. my friend and i walked out wanting the soundtrack. there are many subtle things happening in the background that you should watch out for. the lead looks a lot like linda fiorentino and her acting ability is of the same caliber. the ending was a bit predictable but done well. definitely worth full price.


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