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The Princess And The Warrior

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The Princess and the Warrior

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
130 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/22/01
performer:
Benno Furmann, Franka Potente, Melchior Beslon, Joachim Krol, Ludger Pistor, Lars Rudolph, Jurgen Tarrach
director:
Tom Tykwer
Producers:
X-Filme Creative Pool
distributor:
Sony Pictures Classics
author:
Tom Tykwer
genre:
Foreign Language, Drama

We gave it a B+

Though more sturdily constructed than his career-making adrenaline rush Run Lola Run, Tom Tykwer’s latest nonetheless finds the German director still going heavy on the music-of-chance philosophizin’. Potente — once the magenta-haired Lola, here a gauzy blonde — is a psychiatric nurse who gets badly banged up in an accident. Furmann is her tracheotomy-performing savior. He disappears, but, as Tykwer has it, fate operates with a capital F. Never mind the head trip, Princess is a muscular romantic thriller. B+

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