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The Tin Drum (1979)

Region: 2
UPC/Barcode: 5027035006772
Released: 30th January 2012
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 2
Catalogue No: FCD510
Category: Feature, Foreign
Format: DVD / with Blu-ray - Double Play
The Tin Drum (1979) (with Blu-ray - Double Play) (Retail / Rental)


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Film information

Based on: The novel by Gunter Grass

Story: Gunter Grass's allegorical novel was adapted for the big screen and subsequently won Best Film at Cannes and a Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1979. The teenage Oskar (David Bennent) stopped himself growing at the age of three by an act of will. As Oskar witnesses the Nazis' rise to power he acts as a conscience to the citizens of Danzig, constantly banging his tin drum and letting out his glass shattering scream.

Starring: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Daniel Olbrychski, Katharina Thalbach, Berta Drews, Heinz Bennent, Charles Aznavour

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Edited by: Suzanne Baron

Music by: Maurice Jarre

Produced by: Anatole Dauman, Franz Seitz

Written by: Jean-Claude Carriere, Volker Schlöndorff, Franz Seitz, Gunter Grass

DVD information

Studio/distributor: Arrow Video

Other releases of this film

The Tin Drum (1979) (Deleted)