Ludger Pistor

At times this requires a leap of faith into unreality, or surreality but, maybe, life is like that now.
The title sounds like the latest Hong Kong historical actioner. In fact it is another strange crime caper from German director Tom Tykwer. Tykwer’s growing reputation mainly rests upon two films. One was Winter Sleepers (1997), a creepy, snow...
A smart and edgy thriller with a road-runner heroine.
Run Lola Run, an enormous success in Germany and elsewhere, is a "What If?" film like Sliding Doors and Kieslowski's Blind Chance. We're given three alternatives scenarios of Lola's efforts to get the money Manni needs but more than that: the fi...
Bodo saves Sissi\'s life. Then he disappears.
The `princess` is Sissi, played by Franka Potente, the star of director Tom Tykwer`s previous success, Run Lola Run. Sissi, a withdrawn, intense young woman, works in the psychiatric ward of a hospital in the city of Wuppertal; the patients adore...

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