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Katja von Garnier (Making Up!) made her feature directorial debut with this German musical comedy-drama about the Bandits, a quartet of female prisoners who rely on music to escape their surroundings. Then they escape for real. During a policeman's ball, they make a getaway and head north to get a hidden cash stash and ship out to South America. Along the way, they take an American hostage and give impromptu concerts. The group skyrockets to fame and cult celebrity status due to the continual airing of their tunes on the radio while they flee the police. Shown at the 1997 Toronto and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Achieves its own strange sort of perfection."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"I had a rip roarin' good time and liked the story about these amiable crooks."
‑ Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"There is not much to see here."
‑ Thom Bennett, Film Journal International
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