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37 Ratings

The Rabbit Is Me

Das Kaninchen bin ich

Directed by Kurt Maetzig
East Germany, 1965
Comedy, Drama


The Rabbit Is Me was made in 1965 to encourage discussion of the democratization of East German society. In it, a young student has an affair with a judge who once sentenced her brother for political reasons; she eventually confronts him with his opportunism and hypocrisy.

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The Rabbit Is Me Directed by Kurt Maetzig

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1990 | 2 honorable mentions including: FIPRESCI Prize (Forum of New Cinema)

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