Ciske de Rat

Genre: Drama
Director(s): Wolfgang Staudte
  2 wins & 1 nomination.
88 min

CISKE THE RA I don't want anybody's pity

they can all drop dead,

for all I care.

The only person that I long

for is my dad,

and he's never there.

The teachers at school

are down on me,

they say I drive them nuts.

The other children don't

want to play,

they hate my guts.

My ma is a nasty piece of work,

beats me whenever she can.

She scolds like a fishwife,

all day long,

and fools around with

all kinds of men.

My father did the best

he could,

when he walked out

her loveless door.

I miss him more than I can say,

but I have to wait 'til

his ship's ashore.

I wish I had someone

to care fore.

And someone who'd care for me.

To love and hug me,

and protect me,

I feel as lonesome as can be.

I hope that when

my dad returns,

he'll take me with him

to the sea.

And even if I'll have to slave,

I'll be as happy as can be.

Dam nit, I'm just a little kid,

I am too young to mend my ways.

I need some help, from anybody,

but who would help a

hard-boiled case like me.

I wish I had someone

to care for.

And someone who'd care for me.

To love and hug me,

and protect me,

I feel as lonesome as can be.

To love and hug me,

and protect me,

I feel as lonesome as can be.

Did you fix my sandwiches?

Listen, I'm not your servant!

There's a postcard from

your father.

Bye, Auntie.

Don't slam the door,

will you?

Why can you never be on time?

One of the barrels in the

cellar hes leaked.

Take a cloth with you.

Three beers, two genevers.

Hey, doll...

Two beers, with a punch.

And have one on me, yourself.

Is that your husband?


Cis! Get a move one!

Henri. What's keeping you?

I'd like to get to know you

a bit better.

You rotten little bugger!

Damnit! God damnit!

Little viper!

I'll kill you one of these


You look a real mess.

I can't have you

here like that.

I'll go home in a minute.

Money doesn't grow on my back!

Apologize, do you hear!?

- Tomorrow!

Little viper.

Drop dead! Whore!

I'm going to tell my dad.

Rotten b*tch!




Help! Chris!

Chris, do something!

Marie... the children!

Oh, help! Help!


Brave, aren't you?

Against a little chap.

Hey, copper!

- Come along, Rat.

We're going to see

Mr. van Loon.

You can't set things on fire

just like that.

Is that what she said?

The rotten b*tch!

That's no way to talk

about your mother.

But, I'm right.

If my Dad was here

Sure, sure. But first learn to

keep your big mouth shut, okay?

Ciske... you're leaving home

for a while.

The father away, the better.

You see...

what sort of little

angel he is?

I fear, madam, that you'll have

to come here with your husband.

Perhaps we can find

a solution together.

This is Mr. Peeksma.

Your guardian during the time

that you're here.

Cis Freimuth.

What's all this?

Shut up!

Hurry up! The lights will

go out in five minutes.

You'll sleep in the third bed

from the back.

Hurry up...

Claus, what are you doing?

His suitcase is busted, sir.

Come on. Into bed.

Get on with it.

You can unpack tomorrow!

Hurry up!

That will do!

hey, what's your name?


Hey, what's your name?

Freimuth! Hands above

the blankets.

Above the blankets!

Drop dead, you bastard.

Are we playing soccer,

or what are we playing?

All right, my friend.

Over here with that ball.

A free kick for you.


Why doesn't that man simply

take off his dress.

That would be a lot easier.

Sure, but the Pope

won't allow it.

Who is that?

That'll be the last time!

Time for a break.

Good for you.

Nobody can beat you.

You want something from me?

Brave, aren't you?

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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