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German Rubble Film 1946-49

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German Rubble-Film (1946-1949)

Rubble Film: German Cinema in the Shadow of the Third Reich (1946-1949)

A chronological sequel to my previous list: The Third Reich 1933-1945

Some of the best postwar German films had been the earliest. – Fehrenbach, 148

Definition
Rubble film (German: Trümmerfilm) was the style of choice for those films made directly after World War II dealing with the impact of the ravages of the War on the countries at the center of battle. The style is characterized by its use of location exteriors among the “rubble” of bombed-down cities to bring the gritty, depressing...


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