Burning Life

Synopsis: Anna and Lisa, two young women, meet by chance in the vestibule of a bank, and decide after that to go on together leaving a successful trail of bank-robberies through Germany.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Peter Welz
  4 wins & 2 nominations.
105 min

spIit the money, Dearie.

-600 marks? Where's the rest?

-That's exactIy haIf.

You mean to teII me

I heId up a. . .

. . .for 600 marks?

-We onIy got 1 ,200.

-Because that guy got most of it.

What sort of Iousy hoId-up ends in

spIitting the money

with the hostages?

-Why did you do it?

-I don't know. It was a refIex.

ReaIIy? Fine. Then we can go

see the doctor together.

Put that Asian kiIIing-machine


What are you? A friggin'


Don't you want your cake?

-You can have it.

-I don't want it!

-Why did you ask? Take it!

-I just. . .

-Take it!

-I was just asking if you were. . .

I mean I don't want to take yours.

It's reaIIy good, you shouId. . .

It's good, have it yourseIf.

Eat it! You shouId know:

I onIy eat this much

when I have probIems.

-It caIms me down.

-Ok. That's good.

. . . the first bank robbery by women

in the new Federal States.

They got away with 9

Here are the first eyewitness


One was about 28 and had. . .

black hair.

The other one was about 20,

with blond hair and a rat

-on her shoulder.

-Now the bank manager, Breuel.

l knew one of them.

She's from a nearby village.

Her father killed himself recently.

Both women are said to be armed.

The women gave most of the money

to a shoemaker.

She gave me 8, 000 marks to pay

my debts. Now the bank says

it's their money! But

she gave it to me! Girls,

whoever and wherever you are

take good care of yourselves!

Back to the studio.

Hey, come on.

I don't even know why I'm crying.

I'm so happy!


I've been trying

to get on TV for years,

And now I finaIIy do

the right thing and. . . Bang !

What's this?

-Which way are you going?

-To the right?


You'II carry on, am I right?

We couId do it together.

You can do your own hoId-ups.

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