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6 Ratings

The Rats

Die Ratten

Directed by Robert Siodmak
West Germany, 1955


Soon after World War II, a pregnant refugee, Pauline, wanders Berlin looking for the boyfriend who abandoned her. She has no option but to sell her child to another woman, Anna. After the birth, Pauline decides she wants the baby back. Anna takes drastic measures to keep the child.

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The Rats Directed by Robert Siodmak

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1955 | 2 wins including: Golden Bear

German Film Awards

1955 | Winner: Best Cinematography (Silver)

1955 | 3 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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