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.
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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 141 minutes.
Originally from German.
Oscars 1979: Foreign Film; Cannes 1979: Film; L.A. Film Critics 1980: Foreign Film.
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