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The Tin Drum

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Original title
Die Blechtrommel
Year
Running time
142 min.
Country
Germany - West Germany (FRG) Germany - West Germany (FRG)
Director
Screenwriter
Jean-Claude Carrière, Franz Seitz, Volker Schlöndorff (Novel: Günter Grass)
Music
Maurice Jarre
Cinematography
Igor Luther
Cast
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Producer
Co-production Germany-France
Genre
Drama | II World War. Nazism. Cult Movie
Movie Groups
Günter Grass Adaptations
New
Synopsis / Plot
Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time. However, (almost) nobody listens to him, so the catastrophe goes on...
Awards
1979: Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
1979: Cannes Film Festival: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm) (Ex-Aequo with "Apocalypse Now")
1979: César Awards: Nominated Best Foreign Film
1978: German Film Awards: Best Film
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