For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

A Child Needs Love

Ciske de Rat

Directed by Wolfgang Staudte
West Germany, Netherlands, 1955
Drama, Family

Synopsis

Ciske de Rat is the story of an eleven year old lonely street child Ciske (Franciskus) Vrijmoeth, who has no friends and is only called “the rat”.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
A Child Needs Love Directed by Wolfgang Staudte

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1955 | Winner: Silver Lion

1955 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award