The Robber

Der Räuber

101 mins
7.2 / 10 (681)


Based on a true story of a man with many talents: Johann Rettenberger wins marathons and is a professional bank robber. Living with his girlfriend in Vienna he sets out repeatedly, driven to stay in motion and motivated by the thrill of a criminal campaign.

MUBI's take

A rush of adrenaline, there are many ways of getting it. Running, for instance—and robbing banks. Based on a true story, this is a lean and breathless thriller, a compulsive character study, and an adrenaline rush in and of itself. Check out our interview with the director on the Notebook!

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