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Guest: Producer Alice Brauner talks about DIE RATTEN
19. October 2019 | 18:00 - 20:00
FRG 1955. Director: Robert Siodmak
Cast: Maria Schell, Curd Jürgens, Heidemarie Hatheyer. 97 mins. DCP. German OV.
An adaptation of Gerhart Hauptmann’s novel, the film is set in Berlin in the 1950s: on her way to West Germany, the pregnant and completely destitute Polish woman Pauline is offered a bed by the freight forwarder’s wife Anna John. Out of necessity Pauline then leaves her child in Anna’s custody – with fatal consequences.
Before the screening, Urs Spörri (DFF) speaks with Alice Brauner (Managing Director of CCC and daughter of Artur Brauner).
The film is part of the Carte Blanche Artur Brauner film series and will be shown again on Tuesday, 22nd October.