The Tin Drum

Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

In this surreal black comedy, World War II is seen through the eyes of Oskar, a child drummer born with the mind of an adult, who has decided to remain small against the ‘giants’ by crippling himself.

Translated title:
Die Blechtrommel

Languages:
German

Subtitles:
Full English

Duration:
142 minutes

Country of origin:
France, Poland and West Germany

Year of production:
1979