Winter Sleepers
Winter Sleepers (1997)

Winterschlaefer (Winter Sleepers) is the sophomore effort from German director Tom Tykwer, released a year before Lola Rennt (Run Lola Run) won him international acclaim for its unique look and storytelling methods. Winter Sleepers follows… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A strong, atmospheric companion piece to Tykwer's Run Lola Run and a precursor to Memento.

Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Confirms that Tom Tykwer is one of the most assured and effective young filmmakers from abroad storming our shores.

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Joshua Tanzer
Offoffoff

Some of the in-your-face techniques that made Lola such a wild ride are used in Winter Sleepers, but in small doses and in service of a much more complex story.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Unconventionally affecting.

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Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com

Picture a cross between 'Run Lola Run' and 'The Sweet Hereafter.' If you can do such a thing, you have an idea of what Winter Sleepers is like.

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Anthony Valletta
A great ensemble story from the director of Run Lola Run.