Ciske de Rat

Wolfgang Staudte Feature film - 1955 - 95 min.

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Melodrama based on the trilogy by Piet Bakker from 1929. A little brat beyond educating is repeatedly treated unjustly by school, social workers, but above all by his selfish mother. A fatal event finally lands him up in a reform school. This Germany-Dutch co-production won a Silver Lion at Venice in 1955, even before its Dutch première.

Credits

Director(s) Wolfgang Staudte
Producer(s) Hans Boekman
Production Company
Nederlandse Filmproductie Maatschappij
Director of Photography
Prosper Dekeukelaire
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands