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2.4
28 Ratings

Bandits

Directed by Katja von Garnier
France, 1997
Drama, Musical

Synopsis

Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to sell their music and become famous outlaws.

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Bandits Directed by Katja von Garnier

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1998 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Gold)

1998 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Gold)

What are people saying?

  • suede's rating of the film Bandits

    This probably represents 1990s German popcorn cinema well. A dramedy that looks like a 110-minute music video, with comic-book characters and zero sense. Saw it to find out whether Garnier really never did a good film after her 1992 debut, "Abgeschminkt" (apparently: no). Also, because I'd never heard of Nicolette Krebitz before she appeared on a New Order album cover a few years later. Curiosity appeased.*