Die Ratten

Die Ratten (English: The Rats) is a 1955 West German drama film directed by Robert Siodmak. It is an adaptation of the play The Rats by Gerhart Hauptmann which transferred the story in the early fifties, shortly after the Second World War. It tells the story of the destitute Pole Pauline, who sells her illegitimate baby for a few hundred Deutsche Mark to the childless forwarder's wife Anna John. The film won the Golden Bear award.[1]

Die Ratten
Directed byRobert Siodmak
Written byJochen Huth
Starring
Release date
  • 6 July 1955 (1955-07-06)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryWest Germany
LanguageGerman

It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Hans Jürgen Kiebach and Rolf Zehetbauer.

Cast

References

  1. "5th Berlin International Film Festival: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-12-16.
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