The Rats Sleep at Night

(Nachts schlafen die Ratten)

GDR, 1988, 10 min, color
In German; English subtitles
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Synopsis

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.

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