The Tin Drum Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for The Tin Drum the Movie

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German child in the 1920s wills himself to stop growing in response to the increasing Nazi presence in Germany. He communicates his anger and fear by pounding on a tin drum. Memorable scenes, excellent cast. In German with English subtitles. Adapted from the novel by Gunter Grass.

Distribution

Simon Wiesenthal Center, 1399 S. Roxbury, Los Angeles, CA 90035, Phone: (310)553-9036, Toll-free: 800-900-9036, Fax: (310)553-4521, Email: information@wiesenthal.net, URL: http://www.wiesenthal.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 141 minutes.
Originally from German.

Cast and Crew

Genres
World War II, Childhood Visions, Anti-War War Movies, Unexplained Phenomena, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Jean-Claude Carriere, Volker Schlondorff
Cast
David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Daniel Olbrychski, Katharina Thalbach, Heinz Bennent, Andrea Ferreol, Charles Aznavour
Cinematography
Igor Luther
Director
Volker Schlondorff
Music
Maurice Jarre
Producer
New World Pictures

Awards

Oscars 1979: Foreign Film; Cannes 1979: Film; L.A. Film Critics 1980: Foreign Film.

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