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Original Title

Die Blechtrommel

Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 142

Budget: $0

Revenue: $0

Languages: de, it, pl, ru, he

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  16

  • 1980-04-11

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • The Tin Drum
  • O Tambor
  • 錫鼓
  • 铁皮鼓
  • 锡鼓
  • 拒绝长大的男孩
  • Blaszany bębenek
Content Score: 100


6.6/10 (14 votes)


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...


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Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Writers: , , ,

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Mario Adorf

Mario Adorf
as Alfred Matzerath

Angela Winkler

Angela Winkler
as Agnes Matzerath

David Bennent

David Bennent
as Oskar Matzerath

Katharina Thalbach

Katharina Thalbach
as Maria Matzerath

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