A sometimes comic, sometimes dramatic look at domestic relationships and labour relationships, with particular focus on skilled worker Jochen and his new girlfriend, Marion.

  1. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gottfried John

    Gottfried John

    Jochen Epp

  2. Hanna Schygulla

    Hanna Schygulla

    Marion Andreas

  3. Luise Ullrich

    Luise Ullrich


  4. Werner Finck

    Werner Finck


  5. Irm Hermann

    Irm Hermann

    Irmgard Erlk├Ânig

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Eight Hours Don't Make a Day
Eight Hours Don't Make a Day


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Original Title Acht Stunden sind kein Tag

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 29, 1972
    Theatrical (limited)


    No children younger than 6 years admitted.

Original Language German

Runtime 8h 15m

Budget -

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