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Ciske the Rat (Ciske de Rat) (1984)

Ciske the Rat
6.9 Rating
(10 ratings)
7 IMDB rating
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Directed by
Guido Pieters Guido Pieters

Starring (View all)
Danny de Munk Danny de Munk
Ciske Vrijmoeth / Ciske de Rat
Willeke van Ammelrooy Willeke van Ammelrooy
Moeder Marie
Herman van Veen Herman van Veen
Meester Bruis
Willem Nijholt Willem Nijholt
Oom Henri
Peter Faber Peter Faber
Vader Cor
Rijk de Gooyer Rijk de Gooyer
Rechercheur Muyskens
Linda van Dyck Linda van Dyck
Tante Jans
Carolien van den Berg Carolien van den Berg
Tante Chris

Written by
Piet Bakker Piet Bakker
Karin Loomans Karin Loomans


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An average movie

2 years, 9 months ago at Oct 1 21:21
1 vote
Since this movie is pretty much a classic in the Netherlands, I was quite eager to check it  out. On top of that, according to my wife, it was a really good flick so I had some rather high expectations about the whole thing.  Eventually, I thought it was not bad but not much more than that, I'm afraid. It was the second adaptation of a classic Dutch book (which I haven't read) and, apparently, ... read more

Great coming of age movie

11 years ago at Jul 4 21:47
1 vote
Much more than another coming of age movie – Ciske the rat is a fine example of the Dutch cinema. If you are found of the treble music you will definitely notice the song at the beginning performed by the Danny De Munk (famous singer from Netherlands) who plays the role of the troubled young lad – Ciske.

The childhood of Ciske in not easy – his father is sailing away and his m... read more
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Description: Lovable Amsterdam street urchin, 11 year old Ciske is nevertheless much in need of love as the German 1955 title suggests. He is a scamp with a heart of gold. He causes havoc in the classroom pouring ink over his teacher yet when a polio-crippled boy joins the class Ciske is one of the only children to befriend him and is bullied as a result. His mother works in a bar and Ciske helps out often late into the night - his father is at sea and his mother supplements her income with prostitution. Ciske is also a very angry young man and he smoulders with rage at life's injustices. *IMDB ... (more)
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