unique visitor counter
The Tin Drum

The Tin Drum (1979)

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday.

Plot Keywords: germany, suicide, circus, adultery, puberty, toxication, world war ii, lolita, married couple, nazi, family's daily life, suffocation, gdansk, poland, kaschubia, lone wolf, pregnancy, family feud, red army, new german cinema

Original TitleDie Blechtrommel
DirectorVolker Schlöndorff
WritersJean-Claude Carrière, Volker Schlöndorff, Günter Grass, Franz Seitz Junior
Production CompaniesJadran Film, Artemis Film, Franz Seitz Filmproduktion, Argos Films, Film Polski, Hallelujah Films, GGB-14, Neue Bioskop Film
Production CountryGermany
Spoken LanguageDeutsch, עִבְרִית, Italiano, Polski, Pусский

Alternate Titles

Blaszany bębenek
铁皮鼓
錫鼓
锡鼓
The Tin Drum
拒绝长大的男孩
O Tambor
양철북
Le tambour
De Blikken Trommel
Blecktrumman