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Ciske de Rat (1955)

Popular Dutch story of a troubled boy who doesn't get along with his mother while his sailor father is gone, and whose only help saving him from a career of crime is a schoolteacher.

Director:

Wolfgang Staudte

Writers:

Piet Bakker (after the novel by), Wolfgang Staudte (script) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kees Brusse ... Leraar Bruis
Jenny Van Maerlant Jenny Van Maerlant ... Ciske's moeder
Riek Schagen ... Tante Jans
Stine Lerou Stine Lerou ... Chris
Lies Franken Lies Franken ... Suus Bruis
Katja Ernst Katja Ernst ... Mevrouw De Hoop
Rob de Vries ... Ciske's vader
Cees Laseur Cees Laseur ... Dhr. Van Loon
Paul Steenbergen Paul Steenbergen ... Leraar Maatsuyker
Jan Teulings Jan Teulings ... Henri - vriendje van Moeder
Guus Oster Guus Oster ... Officier van Justitie
Johan Valk Johan Valk ... Maatsuyker
Ben Groenier Ben Groenier ... Meneer Alarm
Hans Tiemeijer Hans Tiemeijer ... Reinders (as Hans Tiemeyer)
Joan Remmelts Joan Remmelts ... Kapelaan de Goey
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Popular Dutch story of a troubled boy who doesn't get along with his mother while his sailor father is gone, and whose only help saving him from a career of crime is a schoolteacher.

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Genres:

Drama

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Trivia

According to actor Kees Brusse in an interview with DGG Gazet, tracking shots in the movie were realized with a Debrie Super Parvo camera mounted on a bicycle, which was considered groundbreaking at the time. See more »

Connections

Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #7.138 (2012) See more »

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A hard life for a little boy
31 May 2002 | by blankpaulSee all my reviews

The movie is about a boy who lives a difficult life during the crisis years in the early '30. His father who he loves most is a sailor and his stepmother is a dreadful woman. They call hem `the Rat' and he has only one real friend, his teacher. After killing his stepmother he is send to jail but there things turn around.


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Language:

Dutch | German

Release Date:

7 October 1955 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Ciske See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

NLG275,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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