Run Lola Run


1h 27m 1998
Run Lola Run

Brief Synopsis

Lola's boyfriend is an errand boy for a local criminal, and has been given a simple job to do as a test. He only needs to deliver some smuggled goods and return with the payment, but he accidentally leaves the bag with the money on the subway. He calls Lola in a panic -- he must come up with the mon

Film Details

Also Known As
Cours, Lola, Lola Rennt, Spring Lola
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Berlin, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

Lola's boyfriend is an errand boy for a local criminal, and has been given a simple job to do as a test. He only needs to deliver some smuggled goods and return with the payment, but he accidentally leaves the bag with the money on the subway. He calls Lola in a panic -- he must come up with the money within 20 minutes. The film plays out various possible scenarios: Lola dies trying to save her feckless lover from the cops, Lola robs a bank, Lola wins the money gambling.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cours, Lola, Lola Rennt, Spring Lola
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Berlin, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of six 1999 German Film Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, two supporting actor awards (nina Petri and Herbert Knaup) and two technical awards. The film also won two newly inauguarated "audience prizes," including best picture and one awarded to the film's star, Franka Potente.

Winner of the Golden Space Needle Award for Best Film at the 1999 Seattle International Film Festival.

Winner of two 1999 awards, including Best Editing (Mathilde Bonnefoy) and Best Foreign Language Film from the Online Film Critics Society.

Released in United States Summer June 18, 1999

Released in United States on Video December 21, 1999

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States November 1998

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States January 1999

Released in United States June 1999

Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 8, 1998.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 27 - September 7, 1998.

Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (New Horizons) in Greece November 13-22, 1998.

Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 26 - April 11, 1999.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 27 - February 7, 1999.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Emerging Masters) May 13 - June 6, 1999.

Shown at Atlanta Film and Video Festival (Closing Night) June 12-20, 1999.

Shown at Nantucket Film Festival (in competition) June 14-19, 1999.

Released in United States Summer June 18, 1999 (NY, LA)

Released in United States on Video December 21, 1999

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 8, 1998.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 27 - September 7, 1998.)

Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (New Horizons) in Greece November 13-22, 1998.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 26 - April 11, 1999.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 27 - February 7, 1999.)

Co-winner, along with Radu Mihaileanu's "Train of Life," of the Audience Award for World Cinema at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Emerging Masters) May 13 - June 6, 1999.)

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema) in Park City, Utah January 21-31, 1999.)

Released in United States June 1999 (Shown at Atlanta Film and Video Festival (Closing Night) June 12-20, 1999.)

Released in United States June 1999 (Shown at Nantucket Film Festival (in competition) June 14-19, 1999.)