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Rats

 
Title: Rats
Original title: Sie werden dich kriegen! - Ratten
Format: two hours
Starring: Ralph Herforth
Anne Cathrin Buhtz
Karin Neuhäuser
Helmut Lorin
Christian Kahrmann
Directed by: Jörg Lühdorff
Produced by: Produced by INDIGO FILMPRODUKTION for ProSieben in association with Beta
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Rats

They've always been among us. But they've never been so deadly…

Frankfurt is in the midst of the worst heat wave in 150 years. The municipal workers are on strike. As the garbage piles up, rats begin to come out of the shadows and into the streets. Soon the rats are everywhere, crawling out of toilets, into beds; even the lavish buffet at the mayor's reception is soon one quivering mass of fat, gray rats.
Adding to the horror is the discovery that the rats are carrying a deadly, unknown virus - and that they've become aggressive. Katrin, a young doctor at the local hospital, is working feverishly on a serum to fight the virus and to save her little daughter, who has also been bitten.
Frank, a disaster control specialist working closely with Katrin and the city officials, realizes that conventional means of extermination are useless. His daring plan requires him to descend alone among the now millions of rats surging and heaving beneath the city…