The Guinea-Pig

Edmund Edel, 1916, 37 min

Jesta’s mischievous and playful manner is driving her father and his new lady friend mad. Finally they have had enough, and Jesta is sent away to a girls’ school, bundled onto the first train available. However, a mix-up occurs at the train station. A professor in dire financial straits, who has finally gotten a young, mentally challenged sent to him for treatment, mistakenly takes Jesta home with him to his clinic – a move he will soon regret …

The film is with German intertitles and Danish subtitles.

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