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Runaway

Germany, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Spiro Taraviras

Fifteen-year-old Patrick has a dream; to take part in the famous Daytona motor-cycle race. But first he has to escape, not just from Munich but from the reformatory of which he is an inmate. A chance meeting with Frank and a scam to steal and sell mountain bikes seems

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