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The Princess and the WarriorThough more sturdily constructed than his career-making adrenaline rush Run Lola Run, Tom Tykwer's latest nonetheless finds the German director...The Princess and the WarriorForeign Language, DramaPT130MRThough more sturdily constructed than his career-making adrenaline rush Run Lola Run, Tom Tykwer's latest nonetheless finds the German director...2002-02-08Melchior BeslonJoachim KrolLudger PistorLars RudolphJurgen TarrachMelchior Beslon, Joachim Krol, Ludger Pistor, Lars Rudolph, Jurgen TarrachSony Pictures Classics
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The Princess and the Warrior

Genre: Foreign Language, Drama; Starring: Benno Furmann, Franka Potente, Melchior Beslon, Joachim Krol, Ludger Pistor, Lars Rudolph, Jurgen Tarrach; Director: Tom Tykwer; Author: Tom Tykwer; Producer (group): X-Filme Creative Pool; Release Date Limited: 06/22/2001; Runtime (in minutes): 130; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

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+