Four Minutes

Four Minutes Trailers

Original title Vier Minuten
Category Drama, Music
UK Release Date
Production year 2006
Production Country
Directors Chris Kraus
Cast Monica Bleibtreu, Hannah Herzsprung, Jasmin Tabatabai, Stefan Kurt, Vadim Glowna, Nadja Uhl, Amber Bongard, Sven Pippig, Peter Davor
Distributor Paradiso Entertainment BV


Starring Hannah Herzsprung (The Reader, Baader-Meinhof Complex) as Jenny, Four Minutes is a cinema tour de force that combines music, gritty prison drama and powerful performances to winning effect. Jenny is serving time in a women's prison for murder. Once a piano prodigy she has now developed a fierce and destructive nature, however she meets her match when Traude (Monica Bleibtreu) is seeking new inmates for her piano lessons. Traude must battle Jenny's brutality to transform her into the musical wunderkind she once was…