The Tin Drum

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, War

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film and cowinner (along with APOCALYPSE NOW) of the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, THE TIN DRUM is a startlingly successful realization of an "unfilmable" novel by Gunter Grass, the leading German practitioner of magical realism. Oskar (David Bennent), born to a German rural family in the 1920s,...read more

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01:27 — With three years decides Oskar Matzerath to cease growing. He never wants to be part of the hypocritical world of adults. A shrill voice and his tin d (more…)
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02:03 — Trailer for The Tin Drum. Voker Schloendoff's The Tin Drum, based on Guenter Grass' acclaimed novel, tells the story of Oskar Matzerath, born in Danz (more…)

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film and cowinner (along with APOCALYPSE NOW) of the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, THE TIN DRUM is a startlingly successful realization of an "unfilmable" novel by Gunter Grass, the leading Ger… (more)

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