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Hard Days, Hard Nights

OT: Hard Days, Hard Nights

Horst Königstein // Germany, 1989
Fiction Feature // FF2010



A trip back to sixties’ “Swinging Hamburg”: Four young englishmen from Liverpool are coming to Hamburg to perform their songs in the beatclub “Herzpalast”. A few days later, their gigs are highly valued rock’n’roll-insiders’ tips. But nevertheless, Rick and the Rich Kids have to deal with the hardships of show business. The band is joined by a shy boy from the South Hamburg district of Wilhelmsburg who wants to become a famous pop star, and by his flamboyant girlfriend. Hard Days – Hard Nights tells a frantic story of changing times in local and musical history.


Horst Königstein (*1945)worked as editor for the NDR. He is adocumentary filmmaker and teaches asprofessor for media at Cologne.


Hard Days, Hard Nights

Fiction Feature


Strawberry Fields//FF2010



103 min


Horst Königstein

Horst Königstein

Al Corley, Mark Forrest, Nick Moran, Wigald Boning

Jürgen Haase

Klaus Brix

Tanja Schmidbauer

Hans-Peter Ströer

Bernhard Henrich

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