German Film Series: Der Räuber (The Robber)

Tue, December 6, 2011 | BUR 216

6:00 PM

Der Räuber is a 2010 Austrian-German film directed by Benjamin Heisenberg.

Remake: The Robber (in production, projected 2013 release)

A champion marathoner leads a double life as a serial bank robber, sprinting between fixes (and away from police cavalcades) as many as three times a day. Based on the real-life story of Austria's most-wanted bank robber of the 1980s, Benjamin Heisenberg's thriller is a lean, visceral study of pathological compulsion, featuring a riveting central performance.

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by: Germanic Studies

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