The Robber

Film/Video

Images courtesy of Kino Lorber Films

The Robber

Benjamin Heisenberg, 2010

Contemporary Screen

Films fresh from the international film festival circuit, area premieres, award winners, and recent audience favorites.... You'll find films you won't see anywhere else in central Ohio on the Contemporary Screen schedule.

Fri, June 24, 2011 7 PM
Sat, June 25, 2011 7 PM

"Exhilarating… it’s equally surprising as an action film and character portrait."—Village Voice

A champion marathoner leads a double life as an adrenaline-fueled serial bank robber, sprinting between fixes (and away from police cavalcades) as many as three times a day. Based on a true story, this Austrian thriller is a lean, visceral study of pathological compulsion, featuring a riveting central performance by Andreas Lust (Revanche). (97 mins., 35mm)

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

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