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Tin Drum, The

Alternative title
Blechtrommel, Die
Synopsis
Feature film, based on the novel ‘The Tin Drum’ by Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass, about a young boy growing up in Nazi Germany who decides to stop growing.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 157 min.
Year of production
1979
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £9.99 (inclusive)
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
cinema; World War 1; World War II

Credits

Director
Volker Schlöndorff
Writer
Günter Grass; Jean-Claude Carrière; Volker Schlöndorff
Cast
Angela Winkler 
David Bennent 
Heinz Bennent 
Mario Adorf 

Production Company

Name

Argos Films

Name

Artémis Productions

Name

Bioskop Film

Name

Hallelujah Films

Name

Seitz (Franz) Filmproduktion

Distributor

Name

Nouveau Pictures Ltd

Phone
020 8673 9752
Fax
020 8673 9752
Address
10c Hillgate Place
Bacham Hill
London
SW12 9ER
 

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