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Lola rennt | Run Lola Run

Berlin Shooting Locations

Lola Tour: Berlin Location 2

Die Oberbaumbrücke (Oberbaum Bridge)
One of the film's key locations is this bridge across Berlin's river Spree. The crew spent several days here shooting Franka Potente running and running—across the Oberbaum bridge and on nearby streets.

Bridge arches
Lola ran through the arches of the bridge's lower level.
Foto: © Hyde Flippo

The Oberbaumbrücke crosses the river Spree between the Schlesisches Tor U-Bahn station (west) and Warschauer Str. S-Bahn station (east). (See online map link below.) Before the Wall came down, it was a pedestrian-only border crossing (for West-Berliners only). The bridge, not far from the East Side Gallery section of the Berlin Wall, was first completed in 1894. After Berlin's two halves were reunited, a careful restoration took place from 1993 to 1994. Today the Oberbaumbrücke allows pedestrians, motor vehicles and U-Bahn Line 1 (U1) to cross the Spree in renewed style. This same bridge is also seen in THE BOURNE SUPREMACY. (Also see the bridge photo on the first page of the Lola locations tour.)

NEXT > Oberbaumbrücke 2

FAHRPLAN > BVG: U- und S-Bahn (route maps)
MAP > Berliner-Stadtplan.com
MAP > Oberbaumbrücke - Warschauer Straße - Berlin

START > "Lola" Locations Tour - Start

ARTICLE > Lola Berlin Locations

Also see our "Lola" Trivia page.

Note: Please send any corrections or additional information about Berlin location scenes to your Guide.

Also see: "Lola" Exercises | "Lola" Links | "Lola" Trivia | Lola's on Video

Related Pages

“Lola” Start Page
A guide to all of our “Lola rennt” pages.

BOURNE in Berlin
A guide to the many Berin locations used in the film THE BOURNE SUPREMACY with Matt Damon and Franka Potente.

Lola's Running on Video
A three-part article about the video release of "Lola rennt." With links to the video in DVD or VHS format.

"Lola" Exercises
A set of worksheets and questions for the film. From your Guide.

"Lola" Links
Web links for reviews, fan sites, and more—in German and English.

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