Der Krieger und die Kaiserin



Somewhere out there you can find love.

Under a truck: what an ironic place for two people to meet! This is where melancholic Bodo, always on the run from everything, especially from himself, and the aloof Sissi, nurse in a psychiatric hospital. become acquainted, when Bodo saves Sissi's life, which literalty depends on a straw, and disappears without trace. Sissi searches for the mysterious stranger in order to find out whether her extraordinary encounter was only chance or whether was fate,

THE PRINCESS AND THE WARRIOR tells the story of two people who first have to save each other's lives before they can share each other's love.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Written by: Tom Tykwer

Produced by: Maria Köpf, Stefan Arndt

Cinematography: Frank Griebe

Editing: Mathilde Bonnefoy

Production Design: Uli Hanisch

Costume Design: Monika Jacobs

Make-Up & Hair: Waldemar Pokromski, Margit Neufink

Original Score: Arno Wilms, Elmar Wilms

Cast: Joachim Król (Walter), Lars Rudolph (Steini), Benno Fürmann (Bodo), Franka Potente (Sissi)

Nominations and Awards

  • People's Choice Award 2001
  • European Cinematographer – Prix Carlo Di Palma 2001
  • Feature Film Selection 2001