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Josef Schmutz is a custodian clerk given the task of guarding an outdated industrial plant. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Fritz Schediwy ... Joseph Schmutz
Hans-Michael Rehberg ... Oberkontrollor (as Hans Michael Rehberg)
Siggi Schwientek ... Fux
Josefin Platt
Mareile Geisler
Axel Böhmert
Günter Bothur
Constanzia Hochle (as Constanzia Höchle)
Hanno Pöschl

Directed by
Paulus Manker 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Haneke  dialogue
Paulus Manker 
Franz Novotny  idea
Franz Novotny  treatment

Produced by
Walter Hirscher .... executive producer
Klaus Jüptner .... supervising producer (as Klaus Jüptner-Jonstorff)
Paulus Manker .... producer
Kurt J. Mrkwicka .... producer
Cinematography by
Walter Kindler 
Film Editing by
Marie Homolkova 
Production Design by
Tommy Vögel 
Costume Design by
Erika Navas 
Makeup Department
Edda Hackenberg .... makeup artist (as Edda Pfeiffer)
Production Management
Alfred Deutsch .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brigitte Hirsch .... assistant director
Marta Lachova-Borchert .... assistant director
Art Department
Artur Anzelini .... set builder (as Arthur Anzelini)
Klaus Hipfl .... props
Rudolf Kisely .... set builder
Robert Kostl .... props (as Robert Köstl)
Heinz Pirkfellner .... set builder
Sound Department
Walter Amann .... sound mixer
Herbert Giesser .... sound re-recording mixer
Peter Paschinger .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Thomas Franz .... special effects
Willi Neuner .... special effects
Peter Scholz .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Andre Belitzki .... lighting technician (as André Belitzky)
Franz Endlicher .... lighting technician
Peter Hiebner .... lighting technician
Karl Hohenberger .... assistant camera
Michael Kreihsl .... lighting technician
Michael Kreihsl .... second camera
Heinz Menschik .... second camera
Manfred Radler .... second camera
Michael Riebl .... second camera
Johannes Rosenberger .... second camera
Heiner Sollereder .... lighting technician
Kurt M. Westermann .... still photographer
Editorial Department
Peter Benovský .... assistant editor (as Peter Benovsky)
Katti Starl .... assistant editor
Music Department
Yello .... stock music
Other crew
Kurt Werner 'Mingo' Krusche .... production assistant (as Kurt Werner Krusche)
Ewa Märk-Fichtel .... script (as Ewa Fichtel)
Andreas Prochaska .... production assistant

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Germany:100 min

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