The Test


1h 20m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Still living with his rich parents at the age of 26, Jonas has the makings of a lifetime loser. However, things look up when he meets a bike messager named Lena. Only problem is he's a rich slacker whose father owns oil tankers and she is an assertive, poor, environmentalist vegetarian. Its a perfec

Film Details

Also Known As
Haertetest, Hardship Test, Test, Trial by Fire
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

Synopsis

Still living with his rich parents at the age of 26, Jonas has the makings of a lifetime loser. However, things look up when he meets a bike messager named Lena. Only problem is he's a rich slacker whose father owns oil tankers and she is an assertive, poor, environmentalist vegetarian. Its a perfect match because she wants to change him and he wants sleep with her.

Film Details

Also Known As
Haertetest, Hardship Test, Test, Trial by Fire
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Feature directorial debut for Janek Rieke.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (New German Films) February 11-22, 1998.

Shown at Museum of Modern Art (Recent Films from Germany) in New York City November 1-15, 1998.

35mm

color

Dolby

dialogue German

subtitled English