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Trailerama: Der Räuber (The Robber)

December 23, 2009

During the mid-1980s, Austria became gripped by the story of “Pumpgun Ronnie,” so-called because of the Ronald Reagan mask he wore while robbing banks. Ronnie was in reality marathoner Johannes Rettenberger, a man who had frequent recourse to saying “feets don’t fail me now.” Benjamin Heisenberg has turned Martin Prinz’s account of the athlete/criminal into a breathless thriller that should boast some of the finest on-foot chase sequences since District 13.