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Film Fest Gent - Die Blechtrommel
Archived: Die Blechtrommel - The Tin Drum (1979)

director: Volker Schlöndorff

composer: Maurice Jarre
With: Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, David Bennent, a.o.

duration: 142 minutes


"German history is seen from the subjective point of view of a child who, through the force of his own will, refuses to grow up. He views the rise of the Nazi movement mixed with the bizarre and grotesque. One of the New German Cinema's greatest successes." - Mark Adams


director: Volker Schlöndorff
composer: Maurice Jarre
producer: Hans Prescher, Franz Seitz
screenplay: Franz Seitz, Jean-Claude Carrière, Volker Schlöndorff based on the novel by Günter Grass
Editor: Suzanne Baron
Cinematography: Igor Luther

production company: Franz Seitz Filmproduktion

More info

dialogue: German, Italian, Hebrew, Polish, Russian, Latin
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Germany
year: 1979


VOLKER SCHLÖNDORFF: Méditerranée (1963), Young Törless (1966), The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975), Coup de Grâce (1976), Germany in Autumn (1978), The Tin Drum (1979), Circle of Deceit (1981), Death of a Salesman (1985), A Gathering of Old Men (1987), The Handmaid's Tale (1990), Palmetto (1998), Voyager (1991), The Legend of Rita (2000), Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002), The Ninth Day (2004), Strike (2007), The Ogre (1996), Ulzhan (2007), e.a.

Technical Specs

sound: Mono
format: DCP

Other festival films by director Volker Schlöndorff

2020:Deutschland im Herbst
1979:Valeska Gert


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