The Rats Sleep at Night
(Nachts schlafen die Ratten)
Nachts schlafen die Ratten © DEFA-Stiftung
When an old man comes across a little boy in the middle of the rubble after WWII, a white lie starts the healing process. Based on the story by Wolfgang Borchert.
This student film by the acclaimed German filmmaker Andreas Dresen is included as a special feature on the DVD of Dresen's feature film debut Silent Country.