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Germany Year Zero

1948 Rated NR 1hr 11m

Roberto Rossellini completes his World War II trilogy with a poignant story about 12-year-old Edmund (Edmund Moeschke), who must support his dying father in war-torn Berlin's black market and falls in with a dangerous Nazi sympathizer (Ernst Pittschau). It's survival of the fittest on the streets, and Edmund has to steal in order to survive. In his desperate state of mind, the impressionable youth begins to follow Nazi propaganda.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

German: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; video introduction by Rossellini from 1963; Roberto Rossellini documentary; video interview with Adriano Aprà; podium discussion; additional featurette.