Crafted for German public television, this rediscovered, lyrical social drama miniseries from Rainer Werner Fassbinder flavorfully follows the life of a young tool factory laborer (Gottfried John) as he courts a beautiful coworker (Hanna Schygulla), deals with the eccentricities of his loving extended family, and becomes the point man in a bitter set-to with management over employee rights. Luise Ullrich, Werner Finck, Anita Bucher, Wolfried Lier also star. 8 1/4 hrs. On 2 discs. Standard; Soundtrack: German Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; featurettes. In German with English subtitles.