And run she does; Franka Potente logs more steps than Daniel Day-Lewis did in Last of the Mohicans and makes Speed feel like Driving Miss Daisy. And when you come up for air after 80 minutes of full-immersion adrenalin, you can speak a bit of German and discuss the merits of free will versus determinism, chaos theory, and “third time’s a charm”.
Director: Tom Tykwer
Screenplay by: Tom Tykwer
Starring: Franka Potente, Herbert Knaup, Moritz Bleibtreu, Nina Petri
Major nominations on original release : BAFTA for Best non-English Film; Venice Golden LionSee all nominees