Al Pacino protests

Hollywood veteran Al Pacino is calling for moviemakers to slash working hours for actors.

Hollywood veteran Al Pacino is calling for moviemakers to slash working hours for actors.

The Oscar winner - who collected the Marcus Aurelius Lifetime Achievement Award at the third annual Rome Film Festival last week - believes actors work too hard when they are on filmsets, and the gruelling schedules often affects their performance.

He said: "I don't think the long hours are good for the crew or the actors." - Wenn

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