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Based on the novel by Günter Grass.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features: Disc 1: New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the complete version; newly remastered soundtrack; new English subtitle translation. Disc 2: New interview with Schlondorff about the making of "The tin drum"; new interview with film scholar Timothy Corrigan; German audio recording from 1987 of author Günter Grass reading his novel; Television interview excerpts featuring Schlondorff, Grass and cast; Trailer.
Art director, Nicos Perakis ; set designer, Bernd Lepel ; director of photography, Igor Luther ; editor, Suzanne Baron ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, David Bennent, Katharina Thalbach, Daniel Olbrychski, Berta Drews, Tina Engel, Heinz Bennent, Ernst Jacobi, Andréa Ferreol, Charles Aznavour.
DVD, NTSC, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
German dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Academy Awards, 1980: Best foreign language film.