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''Germany, Year Zero'' (''Germania anno zero'') is a 1948 Italian neorealist drama directed by Creator/RobertoRossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Film/RomeOpenCity'' and ''Paisan''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.

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''Germany, Year Zero'' (''Germania anno zero'') is a 1948 Italian neorealist drama directed by Creator/RobertoRossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Film/RomeOpenCity'' and ''Paisan''), ''Film/{{Paisan}}''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.

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''Germany, Year Zero'' (''Germania anno zero'') is a 1948 neorealist film directed by Creator/RobertoRossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Film/RomeOpenCity'' and ''Paisan''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.

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''Germany, Year Zero'' (''Germania anno zero'') is a 1948 Italian neorealist film drama directed by Creator/RobertoRossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Film/RomeOpenCity'' and ''Paisan''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.


''Germany, Year Zero'' (1948) is a neorealist film directed by Creator/RobertoRossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Rome, Open City'' and ''Paisa''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.

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''Germany, Year Zero'' (1948) (''Germania anno zero'') is a 1948 neorealist film directed by Creator/RobertoRossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Rome, Open City'' ''Film/RomeOpenCity'' and ''Paisa''), ''Paisan''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Even compared to Rossellini's two previous movies whose perspective was not exactly pink. Here we do not find any hope at all.


''Germany, Year Zero'' (1948) is a neorealist film directed by Roberto Rossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Rome, Open City'' and ''Paisa''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.

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''Germany, Year Zero'' (1948) is a neorealist film directed by Roberto Rossellini.Creator/RobertoRossellini. The final film in Rossellini's war film trilogy (following ''Rome, Open City'' and ''Paisa''), ''Germany, Year Zero'' takes place in post-war Germany, and follows the story of twelve-year-old Edmund Kohler.


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* BlackMarket: In an attempt to get some money for his family, Edmund seeks out possible trades in the black market. He sells a record of Hitler given to him by his former teacher Henning to some allied soldiers.
* DirtyCoward: Karl-Heinz is accused of being this, as he refuses to register with the government for food rations that the family needs due to fear of repercussions of his former Nazi alignment. He doesn't deny this, but by the end of the film he gains the confidence to go with the police and get registered.
* DrivenToSuicide: Suicide is mentioned throughout the film.
film. [[spoiler:Edmund kills himself after he poisons his father.]]
* SelfMadeOrphan: [[spoiler:Edmund poisons his sick father, who is lamenting his uselessness to his family and had previously said he wished he was no longer a burden on his children.]]


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*DrivenToSuicide: Suicide is mentioned throughout the film.

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