Der Räuber

The Robber

Benjamin Heisenberg
Based on a true story of a man with many talents: Johann Rettenberger wins marathons and is a professional bank robber. Living with his girlfriend in Vienna he sets out repeatedly, driven to stay in motion and motivated by the thrill of a criminal campaign. When the authorities finally close in, he uses his legs in an extraordinary attempt to escape.
Technical Data
Running time: 90
Format: 35mm
Screen ratio: 1:1,85
Sound: Dolby Digital
Language spoken: German
Production year: 2010
Director(s): Benjamin Heisenberg
Writer(s): Benjamin Heisenberg, Martin Prinz based on the novel by Martin Prinz
Cinematography: Reinhold Vorschneider
Editing: Andrea Wagner
Key cast: Andreas Lust, Franziska Weisz, Markus Schleinzer, Peter Vilnai, Max Edelbacher
Producers: Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Markus Glaser, Michael Kitzberger, Peter Heilrath
Berlin (Competition)
Awards (selection):

Prix des blogueurs (Festival Paris Cinéma), Best Screenplay (Gijon), Mavericks Award (Calgary)

Production company
Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH
Hildebrandgasse 26
1180 Vienna
tel:+43 1 403 01 62
Peter Heilrath Filmproduktion
International Sales
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