scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 299
Set among the gritty urban area of Berlin and a pounding techno soundtrack RUN LOLA RUN is a definitely unique thriller that explores the life-altering impact of apparently unconnected actions Lola the orange-haired punket has 20 minutes to get one hundred thousand marks to replace the money her boyfriend Manni lost If she cant raise the cash gangsters are going to kill him In Lolas race against time the film uses a great variety of definitely foreign techniques to present three separate scenarios all departing from a single split-second decision Lola makes This movie was done in a very abstract way one that doesnt make its way into American films much Whereas in most American films there is a plot that is played out from beginning to end RUN LOLA RUN is set into three different sequences which are variations of the main plot I noticed that this movie like a lot of foreign films is based on a theme rather than a story like films from the United States In American movies themes generally support the storyline In foreign movies like LOLA the story supports the themes RUN LOLA RUN has some very strong themes such as running against time and problems of having to experience society from the outside About half way through the movie I realized that it isnt really the language or the lack of budget that made a film like RUN LOLA RUN so unlike an American movie they are completely different animals They differ totally in the way they handle ideas This realization was by far the most interesting insight I gained from this project I always wondered what made a foreign film seem so wellforeign I havent worked out all the little intricacies yet I think I have a pretty good idea
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA