Lila, Lila
Lila, Lila (2014)

Popular German actor Daniel Brühl plays David Kern, a socially awkward waiter who works a dead end job in a chic cafe. One day he stumbles upon the biggest break of his life, an unpublished manuscript which he finds in a jammed nightstand… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 23, 2014
DVD Release Date: June 3, 2014
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Ben Kenigsberg
New York Times

The stolen-authorship premise is popular ... But "Lila, Lila" fails to make witty use of the idea.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Contrived and somewhat dull, but the talented Daniel Brühl's performance provides much-needed genuine poignancy and charisma.

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Danny King
Village Voice

It ultimately suffers from poor characterization ...

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A charming German romantic comedy about the adoration of writers and the perks of literary stardom.

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Ronnie Scheib

Alain Gsponer's well-crafted romantic comedy... glides along on the sheer power of rising German star Daniel Bruhl's boyish charm.

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