The Rabbit Is Me

Original title: (Das Kaninchen bin ich)
GDR, 1965, 109 min, b&w
In German; English subtitles

Maria, a 19-year-old waitress, has an affair with a a much older man. When she learns that he is the judge who had sentenced her brother for subversive activities against the state, she confronts him, accusing him of opportunism and hypocrisy.

Special features:
  • Turn Subtitles On/Off
  • Biographies & Filmographies
  • Introductory Essay Photo Gallery
  • From the Zeitzeugengespräche Series: Interview with Director Kurt Maetzig (1999)
  • Censorship in 1965, Filmed Interview with Hans Bentzien, former GDR Minister of Culture (1993)
  • Banned! (2005)

The Rabbit Is Me

Screening Rights: 
Educational Streaming

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