THE TIN DRUM
Festivals / Awards
Palme d’Or at Cannes Festival
Oscar of Best Foreign Language Film
Based on the classic novel by Nobel prize Gunter Grass.
Oskar, an unusual boy born with a full adult intellect, decides on his third birthday, as the Nazis take control of Germany, to no longer grow physically. He beats on his tin drum in protest against the passive, middle-class mentality of those around him…
Memorable sequences abound in this lavish epic.