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Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2000 10:50 am
by lloyd.krasuski
Hi, I'm a film-translation student and I'd like to ask anyone who has seen Run Lola Run on VHS, DVD or cable/satelite to tell me what they think of the translations.
What do you think of the English subtitles? Were they good? Were they terrible? Why?
What do you think of the English dubbed version? Good? Bad? Why?

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2001 2:37 pm
by kaldirimix
Hi.Have you any seen any Turkish film?I'll be happy if you answer?

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2001 4:50 pm
by kaldirimix
Has anyone see Michael Winterbottom's films?

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2001 7:48 pm
by cinemasmooch
I saw Winterbottom's The Claim afew days ago and loved it. But then I'm partial to stories of the westward migration of the 1800's. It was beautifully filmed during the winter in Canada and Colorado, with the setting being the Sierra Nevada of the goldrush era. And, it's based on Thomas Hardy's, The Mayor of Casterbridge.

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2001 10:28 pm
by ishdish2
YES!!!it was superb i loveed the concept of this movie

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2001 12:35 am
by ranger
Yes, I saw two versions of Run Lola Run. One had the usual subtitles, the other was dubbed. Boy, was the dubbed version bad. Fortunately, I saw the subtitled version first. I can do a little German, and could tell that the translations weren't exact (like the title "Lola Rennt"), but my overall impression of the translation was that it was excellent. It really fit the mood of the film.
By the way, I really, really liked RLR. I bought the tape.

Ranger

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2001 12:43 am
by ranger
Oops, I see too late you wanted to know why the dubbed version was bad.

Maybe since I had heard the actors real voices, I knew how little the dubbers voices matched. But, I think the worst thing about the dubbing was the dubbing people couldn't act. It sounded like a bad high school play. Plus voice and music work together in so many parts of the movie (screams etc.) that the dubbing stood out shaving cream on a wedding car.

Ranger

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2001 6:45 pm
by itwasashark
I always try to steer away from the dubbed movies because they seem to detract from the natural feeling being portrayed, in my opinion. But I accidently rented the dubbed version of Run Lola Run. At first I was upset but with the fast-paced action and artsy style I soon forgot about it and enjoyed it, thoroughly. I would still have rather seen the subtitled version but, nevertheless, this is a mostly a visually entertaining movie.

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2002 1:22 pm
by antigone
i thought the subtitles weren't great at the best of times, i know a little german and i could clearly see some of it wasn't quite right.

Re: Has anyone seen Run Lola Run?

PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2002 3:09 pm
by john-5
i hate dubbed films.Run,Lola Run was extremely entertaining/heart-pounding, has been seen by many website users,according to the top 100 poll,where it was just in the 100 when i last looked.
Answering the question on Turkish films;Yol is certainly the best of the few Turkish films i've seen.I understand Hope,by the same director Guney,is also excellent.