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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Andreas Lust
Franziska Weisz
Markus Schleinzer
Johann Bednar
Directors
Benjamin Heisenberg
Screenwriters
Martin Prinz
Benjamin Heisenberg
Running Time
101 minutes

The Robber
Marathon Man


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The Robber

Plot
Toned, conditioned and able to run all day, marathon runner Johann (Lust) channels his athleticism into a series of foot-borne heists. Eluding capture and gathering a taste for adrenaline, his criminal lifestyle soon begins to consume him - and his relationship with social worker Erika (Weisz).


Verdict
A detached and precise piece of heist filmmaking - more coldness than Heat - but watchable for that.


Reviewed by Patrick Peters

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