Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets (Or Does She?): Time and Desire in Tom Tykwer's Run Lola Run

  title={Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets (Or Does She?): Time and Desire in Tom Tykwer's Run Lola Run},
  author={Ingeborg Majer O'sickey},
  journal={Quarterly Review of Film and Video},
  pages={123 - 131}
Tom Tykwer’s Lola rennt (Run Lola Run, 1998) practically begs us to think about the film in terms of its management of time and space. From its opening image of a bizarre pendulum and clock to the scene of a hundred people simulating a thousand spelling Lola rennt on the soccer field, the film reiterates its preoccupation with time and space. In its most basic sense, the film is a demonstration of Benjamin Franklin’s formula “time is money.” On the level of the plot, running out of time and… 
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